As with several other months, October was originally named numerically (Octo – eighth), but its name stayed the same even after it became the tenth month because the general public couldn’t be persuaded to call it anything else. (Power of the People?)
Books We Love recently released the e-book version of Book Four of my Time Rose series. The print version will be out very soon. Kindle edition available for purchase at Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Tangled-Rose-Time-Book-ebook/dp/B01LX0CBMJ/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1475171792&sr=1-10&keywords=Tangled+Rose The first review is already there, and also on Marva Dasef’s Cellophane Queen blog: http://mgddasef.blogspot.ca/2016/09/new-release-tangled-rose-by-renee-duke.
September’s history based or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions: Clive Of India (1935) (18th Century) The Borrowers (1973) (Victorian / Edwardian Era) Night Crossing (Disney, 1982) (Mid-20th Century)
Hooray! Hooray. This blog is three years old today!
On September 15th, 1979, two East German families, the Wetzels and the Strelzyks, travelled from East to West Germany in a hot air balloon. http://russiawithlove.blogspot.ca/2009/11/escape-of-century-night-crossing-to.html
September’s history based or bygone era book suggestions. Ages 3-7 Fiction A New Coat For Anna by Harriet Ziefert (Post WW II) The King’s Commissionaires by Aileen Friedman (Medieval) My Name Is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry (Famous People) Non-Fiction A Pioneer Alphabet by Mary Alice Downie Ages 7-9 Fiction Historical Stories: The Story Of […]