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This week in history we are learning about Texas, the Spanish-American War, the Ford Model T, The Bill of Rights, and more! December 9th-15th December 9th 1835 The Texan army took control of San Antonio. It was a big victory for the Republic of Texas in its war for independence from Mexico. December 10th 1898 […]
Have a sports fan in your life that also likes to read? There are all kinds of books out there on sports and famous sports players. Our family has read many of them. Our favorites are always the inspirational stories. The stories of people that have grit and courage. The ones that overcome the odds […]
Do you love reading nonfiction history type of books? Or do you have someone on your gift list that enjoys them? We are not talking about the dry textbook type of history books. We are talking about well written nonfiction that is so good it reads like fiction. The kind of book that teaches you […]
This week we are learning about a state, the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history, the first heart transplant, an inventor, two amendments to the U.S Constitution, and more. Now for this week’s interesting history fact. It is December, and that means we all doing a little extra shopping. So today for our interesting history fact […]
Do you love to cook or have someone on your gift list that loves to cook? If so, I have just the list of books for you! It is no secret that I love to talk food and cooking. I have been sharing recipes and cooking tips at Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures for over ten years. […]
I enjoyed reading Friday Night Lights. It was an interesting insight into the culture of Texas and football. If you enjoy football or books that talk a lot about race relation in the 1900’s, then this is probably a book for you.
This book is not an easy read, but I think it is an important one. The book alternates between two kids/men named Wes Moore who were born blocks apart and yet their lives took very different paths.
I have been trying to read a few more fiction books, so when I saw this on Scribd, I decided to give it a try. I have heard people online rave about A Man Called Ove, but I didn’t
Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen is a great World War II story. This was a very personal story that took me back in time to World War II. It was written very well and had me reading the whole plane ride when I read it.
Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva is a well written and creative book. But I have mixed feelings about. I read this book because I was curious. I wanted to see what the author would do with the story. They story is great. It is sweet, interesting, and well written, but