Judah’s life was shattered when she was stolen from her village in Africa beaten, chained, enslaved, ending up as an enslaved cook at Belle Grove Plantation, VA
Charlotte Zolotow (26 June, 1915 – 19 November, 2013) was a prolific writer of children books, editor and poet. Mrs. Zolotow was a prolific children book author who did not shy away from examining difficult subjects.
Mrs. Robinson was charged to allegedly changed the grades to conform with standardized testing, & circumstances caused public schools to be considered failures
We like visiting historic places and we know that many times context is everything. An artifact, a building, or even something that might seem insignificant get a whole new meaning when viewed in the right light.
Monticello is a well written and meticulously researched book told from the point of view on Martha
Crime author Patricia Cornwell Ms. Cornwell, a Miami Florida native, created the well known medical examiner Kay Scrapetta.
Based on a true story, Mary has been a slave to the Van Lew family in Richmond, VA. Bet Van Lew, the daughter and abolitionist, frees Mary and sends her to school in Philadelphia.
The book is a good discussion starter about President Monroe, it is by no means a complete biography, but it’s not meant to be either. The narrow scope of the book is interesting, concise and well written; a welcomed introduction a president many have forgotten.
Mr. Ellis tries to explain what cannot be explained – the paradox which is Jefferson. The contradictions between Jefferson’s written letters and his actions