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James M. Deem
James M. Deem is the author of numerous books of nonfiction and fiction for children, including the 2009 Sibert Honor Book, BODIES FROM THE ICE: MELTING GLACIERS AND THE RECOVERY OF THE PAST. His latest book, THE PRISONERS OF BREENDONK: PERSONAL HISTORIES FROM A WORLD WAR II CONCENTRATION CAMP,... show more



James M. Deem is the author of numerous books of nonfiction and fiction for children, including the 2009 Sibert Honor Book, BODIES FROM THE ICE: MELTING GLACIERS AND THE RECOVERY OF THE PAST. His latest book, THE PRISONERS OF BREENDONK: PERSONAL HISTORIES FROM A WORLD WAR II CONCENTRATION CAMP, is the first English-language book about this little-known Belgian camp. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, he has lived in Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Arizona. He earned a Bachelor's degree in language arts from the University of Kansas and a master's degree and doctorate in reading education at the University of Michigan. For twenty-seven years, he taught reading and study skills to underprepared college students. He and his wife live in Tucson, Arizona, where he writes fulltime.

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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 3 years ago
Welcome to Breendonk. This space was originally named Fort Breendonk and was constructed before WWI to help protect against German attacks. The Nazi’s took over the area in 1940 and it was never officially considered a concentration camp, even though its treatment of its prisoners was harsh and seve...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 6 years ago
A fascinatingly informative, impressively designed introduction to anthropological facial reconstruction.
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