Harriet the Spy

Harriet the Spy, is a title that suits well the eleven year old Harriet M Welsh. She is a (fairly) accomplished spy who even has her own spy route. Every afternoon, she goes around her neighborhood, spying and writing secrets down in her super-secret notebooks. She spies on everybody including her best friends and her … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

I Am Malala

I Am Malala is an incredibly interesting book because of its author, one of my personal role models: Malala Yousafzai. She wrote this book when she was only 11 years old! This young girl is very famous, because of her story of heroism when she lived in Afghanistan under the rule of the Taliban, a terrorist group. … [En savoir plus / Read more…]

Hana’s Suitcase

Hana’s Suitcase is the true story of Fumiko Ishioka, the director of a small Holocaust education centre for children in Japan, who received some artifacts, including an empty suitcase, for an exhibit she was organising to show the experience of children in the Auschwitz camp. Fumiko was captivated by the writing on the outside that … [En savoir plus / Read more…]