Category Archives: 1920’s

The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs by Betty G. Birney (2005)

Eban McAllister loves geography and recently earned a book from his teacher detailing the Seven Wonders of the World.  It’s 1923 and Eban lives in the the tiny, rural town of Sassafras Springs, Missouri. For a young boy with a heart … Continue reading

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When We Were Very Young & Now We Are Six by A. A. Milne (1924 & 1927)

Of course, we know A. A. Milne best for his Winnie the Pooh books, but in fact he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, plays, articles and poetry.  He saw himself mostly as a playwright. When We Were Very Young … Continue reading

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Mary on Horseback: Three Mountain Stories by Rosemary Wells (1998)

You may know Rosemary Wells from her well-known picture books about Max and Ruby, but she has also written and illustrated dozens of other books, both fiction and non-fiction.  Mary on Horseback is one of her better known non-fiction books. … Continue reading

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