4 More Awesome Books about Women in the American Revolution


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As I was scouting out books, I noticed there was a lot of awesome books about women in the American Revolution that could not be contained in one book list. This is a continuation of “5 Awesome Books about Women in the American Revolution.”  Out of all of these authors, the only one I met […]

July 5, 2017

5 Awesome Books about Women in the American Revolution


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Last, but surely not least, I want to round out the 4th of July celebrations with some awesome women! However, most of these books are historical fiction. Don’t be too sad, my friends there is one nonfiction book among these women kicking butt and taking names historical fictions!

July 5, 2017

6 Books about America’s Great Writer: Thomas Jefferson


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Story time! A few  years ago, my family went to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson famous homestead. Since the trip if you mention his name to my mother, she will eloquently tell anyone she can about the Hemings family, and Jefferson’s pitfalls as a father. I’m sure she isn’t the only one. If you check out the […]

July 5, 2017