Tag Archives: Ethnic & National

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks Product Description In this third self-contained volume of her autobiography, which began with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou moves into the adult world. Maya struggles to support herself and her son through a series of odd jobs and weathers a […]

Presidential Material Flipbook: Barack Obama and John McCain (Presidential Material)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Andrew Helfer, Jeff Mariotte, Stephen Thompson, Tom Morgan Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc Product Description In the vein of great biography comics from years past (Pope John Paul?II,?St. Francis of Assisi), come two biographies of the 2008 Presidential candidates. This year?s presidential primary season was historic for many reasons, and?Barack […]

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

Saint Francis Celebrates Christmas

Author: Mary Caswell Walsh Publisher: Loyola Press

Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment

Rating: (216 reviews) Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston Publisher: Bantam Books Book Description Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp–with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy […]

I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust

Rating: (159 reviews) Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson Publisher: Simon Pulse

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Rating: (603 reviews) Author: Anne Frank Publisher: Bantam Amazon.com A beloved classic since its initial publication in 1947, this vivid, insightful journal is a fitting memorial to the gifted Jewish teenager who died at Bergen-Belsen, Germany, in 1945. Born in 1929, Anne Frank received a blank diary on her 13th birthday, just weeks before she […]