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Excellent Books Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month and here are some great books that will surely inspire your young ones. The first three are picture books and the rest are historical fiction or nonfiction. All books are best suited for ages nine and above. Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life, by […]

America the Beautiful

Independence Day is right around the corner and that equates with picnics, fireworks and appreciating our beloved country and this land that was saved for these latter days.  Here are some excellent non-fiction and historical fiction books.  Unless indicted, all books are good for ages eight and up. Brave Like My Brother, by Marc Tyler […]

America, Baseball, Ingenuity, and Liberty

Independence Day reflects all that is America.  Here are some wonderful books to remind us of what makes this country great.  All of these books, except the last book, are good for ages 9 and up. Scholastic has an outstanding paperback series, “10 True Tales”, by Allan Zuillo, that incorporates true events that showcase brave […]

America the Beautiful

America’s history is full of heroes and important moments. It’s also rich with God’s blessings as it was saved for these latter days. Here are some books about our great country and some of the events and people that helped shape it into what it is today. Boundaries: How the Mason-Dixon Line Settled a Family […]

God Bless America!

Independence Day is a great time to appreciate our blessed country and reflect on all who have sacrificed their lives to help make it great!  Here are some great books about our USA. The first five are picture books and are good for all ages. Unless stated, the rest of the books are best suited […]

American Books of Liberty and History

With the current publicity surrounding the Presidential candidate contenders for the Republican Party nomination, books about our country and its history can help children understand what’s at stake. Historical fiction books are a great introduction to famous people and events that helped to shape our country.  Here are some outstanding picture and fiction books for […]

America’s Birthday!

Our great nation is celebrating its birthday in a few days. Here is a collection of great historical books that help inform and bring to all a better appreciation for our America. The first three books are geared more for teens and adults – but be warned:  they are so good that you’d better make […]

My Country ‘Tis of Thee

President’s Day brings about a better appreciation for America’s great leaders of the past, as well as highlighting the tremendous sacrifices our ancestors experienced. Here are some outstanding new publications on the subject that are good for ages nine through adult. The first five books are part of a wonderfully engaging historical fiction series, “Dear […]

Presidents’ Day Books

Presidents’ Day reminds us to appreciate those great presidents that sacrificed much to help keep our wonderful country free and strong. Here are some of the newest and most outstanding books on the subject. All of these books are good for all ages. Presidents’ Day, by Anne Rockwell, and illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell, is a […]

September 11 Books

September 11 is now a day of reflection, sadness, appreciation and of renewing our faith in our great country and believing all that it stands for. Here are some outstanding books that reflect what our country has begat and the talents and abilities of many that allow our democracy to thrive, which in turn allow […]