title: Beyond Bullets author: Rafal Gerszak date: Annick Press; August, 2011 middle grades non-fiction Rafal Gerszak is an award winning photojournalist who decided to cover the Afghanistan War from two perspectives. He first spent 12 months embedded into an American patrol. What he witnessed during this time is recounted in the first half of Beyond… Read More book review: Beyond Bullets
Spies of Mississippi: The true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the Civil Rights Movement Author: Rick Bowers Date: National Geographic Society; 2010 I wonder how long it took Bowers to research and write this slim volume. His bibliography lists an extensive list of reports, articles and books that were consulted to… Read More book review: Spies of Mississippi
I hate what worpress does to my layout! I can’t fix this 😦 A few short reviews My Heroes My People: African Americans and Native Americans in the West by Morgan Monceaux and Ruth Katcher; 1999 Farrar, Straus and Giroux Growing up in Louisiana, Morgan Monceaux often herad tales of his family’s history about the… Read More A Saturday Evening Review Post
I spend a lot of time and energy on fiction writing, but thanks to my recent descovery of The Brown Bookshelf, I found author Tonya Bolden and wonderful non-fic selections for today’s young people.