Two Good New Books for Historical Readers

An Eagle In The Snow, Michael Morpurgo, Feiwel and Friends, January 2017 A terrific read for middle graders. Morpurgo again takes a true story and weaves it into a novel. Two young soldiers, one British, one German come face-to-face during WWI. And the British soldier’s actions have consequences that reverberate all the way through WWII.… Continue reading Two Good New Books for Historical Readers

One of the Greatest Teams in American Football

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Steve Sheinkin, Roaring Brook, January 2017 Sheinkin is among the best writers of non-fiction stories for readers from 4th and 5th grade up to around 8th grade. But most adults also like his work–I know I do! This book is the story of America’s greatest… Continue reading One of the Greatest Teams in American Football