October 1, 2014

Corrie Ten Boom by Kaylena Radcliff

The Torchlighters Biography Series: Corrie Ten Boom by Kaylena Radcliff. Christian History Institute, 2014. 93 pages. Reading Level: Middle Grades, ages 8-10, ages 10-12 Maturity Level: 3, 4  The […]
August 13, 2013

Kids at War

If we were picking favorite periods of history, World War II would be near the top of the list.  Though it’s fast fading from living memory, […]
July 5, 2013

Interesting Picture Book Biographies (Librarians’ List)

Many people think picture books should be left behind in the preschool years. Megan and I heartily disagree with that sentiment, and we invite you to […]
October 9, 2012

Burdens of the Past

Seventy-three years ago, on September 1, German tanks rolled across the border of Poland and the conflict that soon became known as World War II officially […]
January 28, 2011

The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.  550 pages.  Reading Level: Young Adult, ages 12-15 Maturity Level: 6 (ages 15-18) and up Bottom […]