Monthly Archives: August 2015


Not related to history, as it’s futuristic, but my YA novel, Side Trip, has been just released by Books We Love and is available at: It’s in e-book format, with a print version to come. The first three books in my Time Rose series, which are history-themed, will be released soon, too.


Question: Something special happened at the Eiffel Tower on August 30th, 1993. What was it? Answer: It received its 150,000,000 millionth visitor! Not bad for a ‘temporary’ structure built for the World Fair held in Paris in 1889. And just for fun, check out:



If you’re going to be in or around Vancouver, B.C., Canada towards the end of August, check out the exhibition that’s been held there since 1910. Now known as the Pacific Northwest Exhibition (PNE), it was originally called the Industrial Exhibition and was the second largest exhibition in North America after the New York State […]


August’s historic viewing suggestions: Follow Me, Boys (Disney, 1966) (1930s-40s America) The Last Days Of Pompeii (1935) & (1984) (Ancient Rome) So Long At The Fair (1950) (1889 World Fair – also released as The Black Curse) The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming! (1966) (Cold War) The Summer Of My German Soldier (1978) […]


Here are some historic and/or August-born author book suggestions. Ages 3-7 The Mona Lisa Caper by Rick Jacobson (Early 20th Century) The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant (Family Gathering & Memories) When Lightning Comes In A Jar by Patricia Polacco (Family Gathering & Memories) Ages 7-9 Ben & Me by Robert Lawson (Colonial America) I […]


If you have kids who like to build with LEGO®, K’NEX®, Tinkertoy®, or other construction toys, you might be able to spark an interest in history with a challenge to make a replica of something famous, the idea being that they might then be interested in knowing why it was famous. One possibility for this […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

Quotes 4 Folks

Quotes 4 Folks

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

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Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

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Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


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Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

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the Story within the Story

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Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More


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Fashioning New and Emerging Media

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Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

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Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

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This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

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