The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
Publish date: January 1st 2009
Publisher: The Blue Sky Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Yay! I always love a good historical fiction and this fit the bill exactly. I think girls would like it–I know I would have–but it should also appeal to boys, especially around the middle school age. I loaned it to my brother to read (he’s 14 almost 15) but haven’t heard how he liked it yet. Lots of...
I wish this book had been published when I was in elementary school, learning about the Civil War for the first time. The typical way history is taught leads to a dissociation with the events of the past, wars especially. The motives behind war, the mechanics of the movements of armies, and the indi...
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