Tag Archives: world war ii

The League of Secret Heroes: Cape and Mask by Kate Hannigan

Once again, being behind both in reading and reviewing means that I get to review the first two books of a series at the same time.  I have enjoyed every book I’ve read by Kate Hannigan so far (see Cupcake … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fantasy, Historical, Lists, Print | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei et al

Star Trek actor turned activist George Takei shares the moving story of his life before his acting career in this graphic memoir.  It’s been getting a lot of deservedly good press, and I knew I had to read it. I … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Graphic Novel, nonfiction, Teen/Young Adult | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

The War That Saved My Life

Review of Newbery and Odyssey award-winning children’s audiobook The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Continue reading

Posted in Books, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

This book was showered in honors last year, including a Newbery honor and an Odyssey honor for audio production for children.  A great audiobook involving music, magic and history was one I didn’t want to miss. Echo by Pam Muñoz … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Andrews Sisters

The Andrews Sisters The Andrews Sisters If you’re looking for some bright and cheerful music to match the spring weather (or maybe make it feel like spring even if the weather isn’t cooperating), look no further than the Andrews Sisters. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment