13 November 2017

13 Books About Fathers

Today would be my daddy's 85th birthday, so here are some books about fathers.

Flying!
written and illustrated by Kevin Luthardt

Following Papa's Song
written and illustrated by Gianna Marino

Fortunately, the Milk
written by Neil Gaiman, images by Skottie Young

Giddy Up, Daddy!
written and illustrated by Troy Cummings

The Giggler Treatment
written by Roddy Doyle, images by Brian Ajhar

Happy Feet: The Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hoppers and Me
written by Richard Michelson, images by E.B. Lewis

Hero
written by Mike Lupica

Higher! Higher!
written and illustrated by Leslie Patricelli

Hold This!
written by Carolyn Cory Scoppettone, images by Priscilla Alpaugh

I Dream of Trains
written by Angela Johnson, images by Loren Long

I Want My Daddy!
written by Tracey Corderoy, images by Alison Edgson

If My Dad Were a Dog
written and illustrated by Annabel Tellis

Interrupting Chicken
written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein

12 November 2017

12 Books About Medical Care #resist

Mimi's Village and How Basic Health Care Transformed It
written by Katie Smith Milway, images by Eugenie Fernandes

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
written by Tanya Lee Stone, images by Marjorie Priceman

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine
written by J. Marin Younker

Don't Let the Barber Pull Your Teeth: Could You Survive Medieval Medicine?
written by Carmen Bredeson, images by Gerald Kelley

For the Good of Mankind? The Shameful History of Medical Experimentation
written by Vicki Oransky Wittenstein

Tuskegee Experiments: Forty Years of Medical Racism
written by Michael V. Uschan

Guinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters in Science and Medicine
written by Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring

Mary Walker Wears the Pants: The True Story of the Doctor, Reformer, and Civil War Hero
written by Cheryl Harness, images by Carlo Molinari

The Diary of Susie King Taylor, Civil War Nurse
edited by Margaret Gay Malone, images by Laszlo Kubinyi

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
written by Tracy Kidder, adapted for young people by Michael French

Angels of Mercy: The Army Nurses of World War II
written by Betsy Kuhn

Clara Barton: Healing the Wounds
written by Cathy East Dubowski

11 November 2017

11 Books About World War I

Although Americans now call November 11 Veterans Day, it was originally Armistice Day. The day that ended the Great War on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour.

Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics
written by Kathryn J. Atwood

I Don't Know How the Story Ends
written by J.B. Cheaney

Crossing Stones
written by Helen Frost

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
written by Lindsey Mattick, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Fly, Cher Ami, Fly! The Pigeon Who Saved the Lost Battalion
written by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Robert MacKenzie

The Great War: Stories Inspired by the Items from the First World War
written by various authors, illustrated by Jim Kay

Hattie Big Sky
written by Kirby Larson

In the Shadow of Blackbirds
written by Cat Winters

Jenny: The Airplane That Taught America to Fly
written and illustrated by David Weitzman

Knit Your Bit: A World War I Story
written by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia

Midnight
written by Mark Greenwood, illustrated by Frané Lessac