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Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes Review + Study

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier is a thrilling adventure fantasy novel and a solid choice for middle schoolers. Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes Review “As time passed, the children of the kingdom grew to have children of their own, and those children had...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz Review

I’ve read many Holocaust testimonials, including memoirs, articles, and have watched testimonials from Yad VaShem and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Additionally, I’ve been able to visit Yad VaShem, Israel’s Holocaust Memorial. Despite the hype, The Tattooist of Auschwitz is...

Trusting Calvin – Max Edelman

In the midst of starvation, disease, random shootings, and trigger-happy guards, any person surviving the Holocaust has an incredible story of how he (or she) defied the odds. Surviving the Holocaust with a disability? An extraordinary testament to triumph of the human spirit. Trusting...

Chivalrous – Review (Sleiman)

Chivalrous is the second book in the Valiant Hearts series by Dina L. Sleiman, with the first being Dauntless. Gwendolyn Barnes is a child of title, her father being the noble, but ruthless Baron Barnes of North Britannia. She is now 16 years old, and without a husband. Though she should...

The Kite Runner (Hosseini) – Review

“For you, a thousand times over!”  I read The Fault in Our Stars before The Kite Runner and I found it [TFIOS] pretty shallow, and I didn’t feel I got anything out of it. I normally read a WWII book (my favorite time period) after I read a bad book, but instead began The Kite Runner...