Blogs in November 2020

Christmas After All 5th November 2020

At the age of twelve, Minnie Swift is living through one of the toughest times in America’s history, The Great Depression. She keeps a detailed diary over the span of one Christmas month. Reflecting the sadness but also the...

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Dreams in the Golden Country 22nd September 2020

In a vibrant and colorful portrait of a Jewish family, this is the diary of a Russian immigrant girl who begins a new life on the Lower East Side of New York City.

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Jahanara: Princess of Princesses 10th February 2020

In the 1600s, the Mughal emperors of India were among the greatest rulers of the East. Jahanara is the daughter of one of these ultra-rich and powerful figures, Shah Jahan The Magnificent. The oldest and favorite of his children,...

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