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History of pirates as told through a young boy's eyes when he helps a Naval Lt. go after Blackbeard. This is not for young children. It does get a bit gory at the end as Blackbeard is captured and brought to justice. I liked that what was legal and the wrongness of the actions were explained at the ...
I love the book Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and I thought that this children's version that retells Don Quixote's battle with the windmills would be a great way to introduce my niece to this famous literary character, and a great way to give my nephew a funny story about knights.My ...
A nice overview of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt. Entries are brief with attractive, simple illustrations. I'd say this is more encyclopedic than narrative, but solid for what it is.
6/15/11 ** Picture book biography; Gave the highlights of Curie's life and career; emphasized some of the challenges Curie faced as a female scientific pioneer. Failed to answer some questions that I had about why...made statements about events without giving reasons.