Is It Night Or Day?

Scholastic Canada features NIGHT OR DAY in May newsletter

The Arrow Book Club targets 4th-6th graders. Honored to be featured!

Scholastic Canada features “Night or Day”

IS IT NIGHT OR DAY? is a featured book in January 2015 newsletter for Scholastic Canada

Teachers: Scholastic offers $4 copies of ‘NIGHT OR DAY’

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Germans install Stumbling Stones to memorialize my grandparents

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New Good Reads review identifies my concerns… (see bold)

Good Reads Review of IS IT NIGHT OR DAY? Lynne rated it 5 of 5 stars Shelves: children, children-of-all-ages, historical-fiction, middle-grade, realistic-fiction, strong-girls, young-adult This is a very, very good book! It is historical fiction based on the life of the author's mother. It begins in a small town in Nazi Germany where we meet Edith just before her family sends her off to live in Chicago. She is going ...

Juergen’s find!

My friend, Jürgen Flügge (Mina's son), just found an old suitcase full of postcards and letters from my mother, Edith, to her dear German friend, Mina. This is the first postcard 12-year-old Edith sent to 19-year-old Mina from the ship, the Deutschland, in March 1938! Here is what Edith wrote: My dear Mina, I don't have much time. They are calling me. Just wanted to send you heartfelt greetings and ...
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