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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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr; ill. Ronald Himler G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1977 80 pages About four months ago, when I posted for Banned Books Week, I mentioned that inspiring books often push our boundaries or make us question long-held assumptions. In many cases, they challenge our ideas about what the world … Continue reading Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes