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Here are some October book suggestions, incorporating month-appropriate events and some historical types that often feature as Halloween costumes. Ages 3-7 Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi (A story by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson) Gunhilde & The Halloween Spell by Virginia Kahl (Medieval) The Haunted House That Jack Built (Halloweeny Twist On Old Rhyme) The Sorcerer’s Apprentice […]
After over seventy years of uprisings against British rule, it was the non-violent protests led by Mahatma Gandhi that contributed most to the eventual independence of India on August 15th, 1947. Today, India is the world’s largest democracy.
Here are this month’s historic viewing suggestions. Ghandi (1982) (India’s Road to Independence) (14+) Goodnight, Mr. Tom (1998 (WW II) The Guns of August (1964) (WW I) Pollyanna (Disney, 1960) (Edwardian America) The Rosa Parks Story (2002) (American Civil Rights Movement) The Summer Of My German Soldier (1978) (WW II) Toby Tyler (Disney, 1960) (19th […]
Ages 3-7 Angus & The Mona Lisa by Jacqueline K. Cooper (an attempt to steal the famous Mona Lisa) Gandhi: A March To The Sea by Alice B. McGinty Ages 7-10 Grandfather Gandhi by Arun Gandhi Mr. Galliano’s Circus & its sequels, Hurrah For The Circus and Circus Days Again by Enid Blyton (Travelling Circus […]