Tag Archives : World War II

Living Through D-Day


Today I have a book about the reality of living through D-Day.  If you want history to come alive for kids, I can not recommend this book highly enough.  I was confronted with my own limited knowlege of WW II while reading Allies, so parents, why not pick it up and give it a read after your kids! Don’t forget…

Innovative World War II Book for Kids


Today I have an innovative World War II book for kids.  This book is really like nothing I have read before.  Artwork and text are comingled making the story come alive.  It is about a German theologian who worked from inside the German regime to try and take Hitler down.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer walked a tricky line, but his absolute belief in…

A Story for Children About Survival


Today I have a story for children about survival.  This work of nonfiction looks at a girl, Sachiko who survived the atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki.  It is poignant, touching and focused on peace moving forward.  While I knew the story from American history books, it opened my eyes to hear the experience from the perspective of a young…