Category Archives: History

Audrey’s Best of 2017

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  This is THE YA title of 2017. If you read one YA in 2017, this should be it.        THUG is the story of 16yo Starr Carter who moves between two … Continue reading

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Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer

Victoria Rebels by Carolyn Meyer About: Through diary entries, reveals the life of Britain’s strong-willed and short-tempered Queen Victoria from the age of eight through her twenty-fourth birthday, up to her third wedding anniversary with her beloved Albert in 1843. … Continue reading

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The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick

The Plot to Kill Hitler: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: pastor, spy, unlikely hero by Patricia McCormick About: It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had been expecting this day for a long time. He had put his … Continue reading

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