These websites are about author kristiana gregory and her books includes biographical information, interviews, book excerpts, and photos there is information on the “dear america” series and a link to ethemes resources on literature: dear america: across the wide and lonesome. There now are more than five million dear america books in print, making it one of the most popular children's book series in the nation the series also has received rave reviews from critics, teachers and parents. Dear america series project this shoebox will be your book report for this book and will be graded based on meeting the criteria listed on the other side of this .
My secret war: the world war ii diary of madeline beck, long island, new york 1941 (dear america series). While the dear america series are wonderful books, they are all written from a young girl's perspective which turns off my 10 yo son i'd like to get him more involved in historical fiction books (he's quickly outgrowng the magic tree house series). A discussion guide to valley of the moon: the diary of maria rosalia de milagros, sonoma valley, alta california, 1846 by sherry garland in the dear america historical fiction series grade 6-8. Summary note: summary text provided by external source in this latest addition to the dear america series, coretta scott king honor-winning author joyce hansen presents the inspiring story of patsy, a freed girl who becomes a great teacher.
The fictional diaries of young girls throughout the history of the united states are the focus of the dear america book series the books highlight crucial events and times, from wars to immigration, through the girl's perspective. Two-time newbery award-winning author lois lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the dear america seriessuddenly orphaned by the spanish flu epidemic in the fall of 1918, eleven-year-old lydia pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, daniel, of portland, maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the shaker community at sabbathday lake. The dear america books are a series about fictional young women living in various points of american history, and recording diaries of their daily lives and the events around them added by emily 413 users 5,567 views. Dear america is a historical anthology drama series set in various turning points in american history like the book series upon which it's based, the stories are told in first person by fictionalized girls who write of their experiences in their diaries.
This book written by kristiana gregory is about a 13 twelvemonth old miss from pennsylvania hattie campbell on her birthday she was given a diary by her female parent and her aunt june. Based on the best-selling scholastic books dear america features the rich and spirited stories of fictional teenage women at various turning points in american history. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors the book report network.
The dear america series was relaunched in september 2010 with their first new book since 2004, the fences between us by kirby larson, set during world war ii, as well as re-releases of earlier books new books for 2011 include like the willow tree cannons at dawn , which is the sequel to the winter of red snow and the first sequel in the . Browse a list of books tagged dear america by our club members to find the best dear america books book type : hardcover fiction, dear america series . The book report network our other sites all series by name: series-dear-america-titlesasp kidsreadscom on facebook.
An american book report project what you need • you will need one book from the dear america or my name is america series • the title of the book you are going to read and your project idea are due on thursday, may. Standing in the light: the captive diary of catharine carey logan is an entry in the dear america series it was written by mary pope osborne and first published in september 1998 by scholastic the book was republished in may 2011 with new cover art. An overwhelmingly eloquent book of the purest and most simple writing on vietnam—david halberstam nearly forty years after the official end of the vietnam war, dear america allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in vietnam. Each book is written in the form of a diary of a young woman's life during important events or time periods in american history the dear america series covers a .