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Book Time: 5 books for kids, middle graders and adults you should read, too

This blog post was originally published in and copied here with permission. I used to read every book I ever started, start to finish regardless of if I was enjoying it. Not any longer. Now only books I love make... Continue Reading →

The Year I Flew Away and other middle grade and young adult books reviewed

Wonderful reads old and new reads for those who like middle grade or young adult.

Primo Levi, a fictionalized graphic novel about the chemist who survived Auschwitz, reviewed

Powerful read in fictionalized graphic novel about Italian chemist and writer Primo Levi who survived Auschwitz.

Author Tom Palmer shows what life was like for children freed from concentration camps in After the War

Based on a true story, author Tom Palmer helps us look at what life was like for children who survived the Holocaust and what it takes to heal.

The Song From Somewhere Else, Louder Than Words and Snazzy Cat Capers reviewed

Book based on a true story during the Second World War; cats; and a song from someplace else - middle grade books reviewed.

Three old, but great books read in the first day of the new year – The Librarian of Auschwitz, Falling Towers and Falling into Place

Horrific, sad and powerful books read during the first day of 2021.

Summer vacation reads – reviewing The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and Anna and the Apocalypse

I read these three books on the beach, although I wouldn't consider them beach reads.

Vacation reads: The Daughter’s Tale, How to Hack a Heartbreak and This Moment is Your Life reviewed

From mindfulness to sexual harassment and the Holocaust, a variety of books were read this recent vacation.

Middle grade book tells the story of Marcel Marceau, who saved Jewish children during the Second World War

Kathy Kacer's Masters of Silence showcases the story of mime Marcel Marceau who helped Jewish children escape Nazis.

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