Author - Samantha

Samantha Shank started Learn in Color in her early teens. It now has over 9 million views and has helped parents and teachers in 65+ countries. Samantha holds a MSEd in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Gifted Education.

World War II Movies for Students (Non-Holocaust)

World War II was a pivotal moment time for military history, science, and innovation. Learn more about the war with these WWII Movies (non-Holocaust) for students. WWII Movies (Non-Holocaust) Valkyrie There were over 42 assassination attempts on Adolf Hitler’s life...

World War I Movies

Study World War I with these engaging WWI movies for high school students.Disclaimer: Some of the following links are affiliate links. I make a small commission from some of the links on this site.WWI MoviesThe Greatest Game Ever PlayedFrancis Ouimet is an amateur golfer with a big dream...

Picture Books About Immigrants

Picture Books About Immigrants Tomatoes in my Lunchbox by Costantia Manoli Explore the joys of gardening and the satisfaction of growing your own food, centered around the excitement of finding tomatoes in a lunchbox in this charming tale. The Boy from Mexico by Edward Dennis Set against...

Picture Books About Perseverance

Picture Books About Perseverance Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty Rosie might come across as shy and timid, but when she gets ahold of some gadgets and gizmos, Rosie engineers amazing inventions! When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) stops by for a visit with a wish to...

Holocaust Young Adult Novels

  Impossible Escape by Steve S White Rose by Kip Wilson (also recommend the movie Sophie Scholl) The Light in Hidden Places by Sharon Cameron (Also recommend the movie Hidden in Silence) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe Based on the story of...

Picture Books About Female Athletes

Get ready for the Olympics with these picture books about female athletes. Read their inspiring stories of courage, resilience, and strength. Picture Books About Female Athletes While sports have tended to be male-dominated, women are changing the game. Diversify your classroom library...