Image of Susan Travers: Levin01/Wikimedia Commons. http://www.upworthy.com/15-badass-women-of-world-war-ii-you-didnt-learn-about-in-history-class?c=ufb2
April’s TV and/or movie suggestions are all Titanic based: Ghosts Of The Abyss (Disney Documentary, 2003) A Night To Remember (1958) Titanic (1943) Teens & Adults might find this German version of interest. According to it, a totally fictitious German First Officer was the hero, and all the non-Germans villains. But the German liner used […]
Question: What is the Codex Sinaiticus? Answer: A fourth-century version of the Christian Bible. Handwritten in Greek, it contains the earliest complete copy of the New Testament.
Something teens and adults might like to investigate on this Good Friday. http://y-jesus.com/wwrj/6-jesus-rise-dead/
April’s book suggestions are Easter & Titanic based. Ages 3-7 Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco (Pysanky Egg Tradition) Peter’s First Easter by Walter Wangerin Jr. Titanicat by Marty Crisp Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 14: SOS! Titanic! by Frieda Wishinsky (Early 20th-Century) Kaspar, Prince Of Cats / Kaspar The Titanic Cat by Michael Morpurgo […]
On Christmas Eve, 1950, Scottish Nationalists broke into Westminster Abbey and carried off an oblong block of red sandstone called, in Gaelic, Lia Fail. Also known as the Stone of Scone and the Stone of Destiny, the kings of Scotland had been crowned sitting atop it since about the ninth century AD (although not in […]