Free: Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge: A Biography of a National Shrine (Second Edition)

The House used by General Washington at Valley Forge still stands today. This history honors its simple beauty and sketches some features of the time which gave it form. Beyond that, it follows the vicissitudes of the building’s post-revolutionary experience, and finally, celebrates the fact that it has survived. ... [Read More...]

Soldiers of Freedom

SOLDIERS OF FREEDOM is the true story of the 1944-1945 War in Western Europe and the final Allied struggle to conquer Nazi Germany. The story is told through the eyes of William McBurney, a tank gunner in the 761st Tank Battalion, the first African-American tank unit in U.S. history; dynamic General George S. Patton, Jr., commander of the U.S. Third Army; and Angela Lange, a sixteen-year-old German resistance fighter with the anti-Nazi Edelweiss Pirates in Cologne. $0.99 on Kindle. ... [Read More...]

Book About a Book

This is a fun review of the publication, Ladies’ Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness, written around a hundred years ago by Florence Hartley. I will take a journey through the book and compare the advice given by Ms. Hartley to modern-day advice. Some ideas are still standing such as treating others as you would like to be treated and respecting others’ opinions. However, other statements show the drastic change from the Victorian era to the world we live in today, such as the devel... [Read More...]

Great Battles for Boys: WW2 Europe

In his highly acclaimed middle-school class “Great Battles for Boys,” author Joe Giorello has ignited a love of military history in hundreds of boys. Now with this engaging non-fiction book written specifically for boys ages 8-14, your son can experience that same thrilling adventure in learning. Beginning with Hitler’s invasion of Poland, Great Battles for Boys: WW2 Europe takes young readers to the front lines of the war’s most important clashes. Boys will discover the raw his... [Read More...]