The Leper Spy: The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II by Ben Montgomery

The GIs called her Joey. Hundreds owed their lives to the tiny Filipina woman who was one of the top spies for the Allies during World War II, stashing explosives, tracking Japanese troop movements, and smuggling maps of fortifications across enemy lines for Gen. Douglas MacArthur. As the Battle of Manila raged, young Josefina Guerrero walked through gunfire to bandage wounds and close the eyes of the dead. Her valor

2017-06-09T22:09:57+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Book Review|Comments Off on The Leper Spy: The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II by Ben Montgomery

The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

The premise of this book is that mistakes can lead to big ideas. The Book of Mistakes offers a refreshing message in a culture where fear of failure is pervasive. The illustrations are stunning but what's so remarkable about this book is the flow and cadence--each page introduces a new experiment, a new path forward much like the crooked path that we call life. This is a very special book

2017-06-09T22:10:17+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Book Review, Children-s, Picture Book|Comments Off on The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken
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