Tag Archives: France

Twenty and Ten by Claire Huchet Bishop (1952)

Twenty and Ten is a touching World War II story based on a true events. Twenty French 5th graders have been moved to the countryside during the Nazi occupation of France.  They are in the care of Sister Gabriel, a … Continue reading

Posted in Books for Boys, Christianity, Historical Fiction, Middle Grade Reading Level | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (1859)

I read The Tale of Two Cities in my 8th grade English class.  Our wise teacher chose to read the entire book out loud with us.  We each had a copy and took turns reading, with her occasionally reading too … Continue reading

Posted in Books for Boys, Fiction, High School Reading Level, Historical Fiction, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment