Archive | June, 2015

Finding Ulysses

Ulysses Found by Ernle Bradford. When you have sailed the Mediterranean at the age of nineteen with the Odyssey in your kitbag, and when you have come back of your own volition, to the same sea in your twenties and thirties— and still kept the same book at the foothead of your bunk— it is […]

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Seven Continents Book Challenge

My friend Enbrethiliel of Shredded Cheddar recounts a Twitter conversation in which participants were invited to name their favorite book set in each continent and/or their favorite author from that continent. I had to join in the conversation on her blog post with my own responses and then it stuck me that it was too […]

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Children’s Books about the American Revolutionary Period

A list of our favorite children’s books, both picture books and chapter books, about the American Revolution. (Updated with new books Feb 2017) Picture Books 1. Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George? by Jean Fritz. Tells the story of King George III from childhood with an emphasis of course on the American Revolution. The […]

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