Tag: teen nonfiction

Indiana High School Basketball: Attucks, Oscar Robertson, and Civil Rights

Indiana High School Basketball: Attucks, Oscar Robertson, and Civil Rights

Cindy: Basketball fans rejoice—have we got a book for you! I know there’s some Super Bowl hype ratcheting up, but I couldn’t care less (especially since the Bears are out). It’s officially Big 10 college basketball season at my house and my crimson-and-cream, candy-stripe Hoosier warm-up pants are at the ready, while Lynn cheers for her […]

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SPOOKED! A 1938 Radio Broadcast Reveals Our Gullibility

SPOOKED! A 1938 Radio Broadcast Reveals Our Gullibility

Cindy: Lynn and I teased Bookends readers about this fascinating book in an earlier post after we both read it on the plane home from the ALA Annual Conference. This week, we’re participating in the blog tour for Spooked! How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America (2018). For […]

A FEW RED DROPS: An Interview with Claire Hartfield

A FEW RED DROPS: An Interview with Claire Hartfield

Claire Hartfield’s first book for teens outlines the events leading to a Chicago race riot that caused 38 deaths and more than 500 injuries. But A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919, out last month from Clarion Books, doesn’t stop there: it also provides a detailed and accessible history of the growth […]

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