Genevieve’s War

Genevieve’s War By:  Patricia Reilly Giff   The year is 1939.  Thirteen year-old Genevieve and her brother are spending the summer on their grandmother’s farm in Alsace, France.  World War II has just begun and the Germans are about to invade France.  Genevieve has a ticket on the last boat leaving for the United States […]

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Duke

Duke By:  Kirby Larson Newbery Honor-winning author Kirby Larson (Hattie Big Sky 2007) has crafted a timeless tale for dog lovers.  It is 1944 and World War II is in full swing.  Fifth-grader Hobie Hanson lives in America and he is coping with wartime complications like everyone else.  His father is a B-24 bomber pilot […]

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The Sound of All Things

The Sound of All Things By Myron Uhlberg Illustrated by Ted Papoulas Have you ever tried to describe the sounds of a clacking, rushing roller coaster? Or how about the sounds a wave makes as it crashes on the sand? As a hearing child with two deaf parents, the boy in this book spends so […]

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