Genre: Historical Fiction

Stories that take place in a different historical time

Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper

October 14, 2017 by Cindy McCanChristian Fiction, Historical Fiction | No Comments

*Stella Mills’ character is loosely based on the author’s grandmother who grew up in a small, segregated African-American town similar to the fictional town of Bumblebee. Like the protagonist in the story, Sharon Draper’s grandmother enjoyed writing by moonlight.  Narrator Heather Alicia Simms’s rich and expressive voice is a perfect …

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The Survivors Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz by Michael Bornstein

May 6, 2017 by Cindy McCanHistorical Fiction | No Comments

Michael Bornstein was 4 years old when he was rescued from Auschwitz by Russian soldiers on January 27, 1945, which made him one of the youngest Auschwitz survivors.  A few days later the Russians photographed the children that had been rescued to document the event.  Michael Bornstein didn’t see the …

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