All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

Title: All the Light We Cannot See Author: Anthony Doerr Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Marie-Laurie is a 12 year old blind girl in 1942 in Paris. Her father works at the Museum of Natural History. They both flea to Saint Malo when the Nazis occupy Paris. They find shelter with Marie-Laurie’s great uncle Etienne. HerContinue reading “All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr”

The Zealots – G.K. Johnson

Title: The Zealots Author: G.K. Johnson Illustrator: James Dawson Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Plot: Shi’mon and Yeshua are best friends living in Roman occupied Capernaum, Israel. Shi’mon’s heard of the Zealots movement against the Romans. He wants to join. Yeshua cautions him against it. But when Shi’mon’s father dies at the hands of theContinue reading “The Zealots – G.K. Johnson”

The Fourth Flag – Jamie Barton

Title: The Fourth Flag Author: Jamie Barton Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Elsa Schmidt is a pretty girl living in Germany during WW2. The only problem is that she’s Jewish. Her father smuggles her and family out of Germany via currier. They go separately and reunite in Switzerland. To lessen her suspicion while travel, her motherContinue reading “The Fourth Flag – Jamie Barton”

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