Book Review: A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Ah, these characters are going to stay with me for a while, I know it. A Thousand Questions (HarperCollins, October 2020) by Saadia Faruqi is one of those books where I so wished I could spend more time with the characters after the pages ran out. Mimi and Sakina are two seemingly very different eleven-year-old … Continue reading Book Review: A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Book Review: Dear America: A Light in the Storm, The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Fenwick Island, Delaware 1861) by Karen Hesse

Taking place during the onset of the Civl War in Delaware, a border state where both Union and Confederate sympathizers dwell among one another, this story¬†follows sixteen-year-old Amelia ("Wickie") Martin, assistant to her father, an Assistant Light Keeper. Amelia is content with her life and her many chores and duties among family, school, and the … Continue reading Book Review: Dear America: A Light in the Storm, The Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin (Fenwick Island, Delaware 1861) by Karen Hesse