The Little Ships

The Little Ships: the Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II by Louise Borden; ill. by Michael Foreman Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2003 32 pages   When Christopher Nolan's movie Dunkirk came out, my husband and I had already been waiting months to see it. He's English, with grandparents who were all personally involved … Continue reading The Little Ships

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Anna Banana and Me

Anna Banana and Me by Lenore Blegvad; ill. by Erik Blegvad Aladdin, 1985 32 pages In many ways, I wasn't raised to be a leader, or to be adventurous. I grew up in a conservative environment, surrounded by traditional ideas of femininity. My parents generally laid down tighter limits than my peers' parents did - … Continue reading Anna Banana and Me