Today, we have something special: a guest post about SKATING WITH THE STATUE OF LIBERTY from a teacher from Portland, Maine! Thank you, Catherine!
IMMIGRATION RESTRICTIONS DURING WORLD WAR II
By Educator Catherine Mayrse Anderson
Anne Frank, famous the … Read More
Most likely there are some songs mentioned in Skating with the Statue of Liberty that you do not know, unless you happen to be old enough to remember the year 1942.
Maybe you would like to hear some of them.… Read More
Sometimes, when you write fiction, something odd occurs. Out of the blue, it feels as if your work has become real.
This has happened to me twice before. Once was after I had finished writing my first novel, Black Radishes… Read More
In chapter 22 of Skating With the Statue of Liberty, Cousin Henri takes Gustave and Jean-Paul to the Automat before they go to the movies.
Horn & Hardart Automats were founded by Joseph Horn and Frank Hardart. Hardart, who … Read More
Something amazing has happened—the first copies of my new book, Skating With the Statue of Liberty came in the mail!
As it happened, they arrived in the middle of a freak spring snowstorm, so it is really lucky that … Read More
If you are an American reader who admired and loved Judith Kerr’s novel based on her family’s escape from Germany in the 1930s, When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, there is something you need to know immediately. It is … Read More