Book Review: Sabotage by Neal Bascomb.

In a book that reads like a thriller, Neal Bascomb explains how Norwegian commandos effectively prevented Nazi Germany from getting their hands on an atomic bomb. A small group of Norwegians, trained in Britian, returned to their homeland to sabotage Vemork, the plant that was supplying Germany with heavy water. Germans needed heavy water, or Deuterium, … Continue reading Book Review: Sabotage by Neal Bascomb.

Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black.

In a town called Fairfolk, which lies close to the woods,  mysterious things always happened. Things get even stranger after someone breaks into a glass coffin that holds a strange, horned boy. For years, townspeople have told stories about this local legend. Local teens,  Hazel and Ben, have repeated those stories and even created some of their … Continue reading Book Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black.

Courage and Defiance by Deborah Hopkinson

On April 9, 1940, the Nazis invaded Denmark. Unlike surrounding occupied countries, Denmark rescued ninety percent of its Jewish population. In October 1943, fishermen ferried seven thousands Danish Jews to safety in Sweden. Deborah Hopkinson tells this story and many others in this thrilling work of non-fiction. Most of the people that figure prominently in … Continue reading Courage and Defiance by Deborah Hopkinson