and Other Interesting Bits

From the Archives:

#31: A Patriotic Schoolgirl by Angela Brazil
#30: Three Book by Munro Leaf
#29: Comrades of the Air by Dorothy Carter 
#28: Lucy of the Sea Rangers by F.O.H. Nash
#27: I Go by Sea, I Go by Land by P.L. Travers
#26: N or M? by Agatha Christie
#25: The Quest of the Missing Map by Carolyn Keene
#24: Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
#23: Biggles Defies the Swastika by Captain W.E. Johns
#22: The Long Way Home by Margot Benary-Isbert
#21: Rowan Farm by Margot Benary-Isbert
#20: Kitty Carter, Canteen Girl by Ruby Lorraine Radford
#19: The Ark by Margot Benary-Isbert
#18: Book Care Advice fom the Girl's Own Annual (1941)
#17: The Chalet School Goes to It by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
#16: Dave Dawson at Dunkirk by Robert Sydney Bowen
#15: Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kästner
#14: The Oppermanns by Leon Feuchtwanger
#13: Pamala G.M. by Florence Gunby Hadath
#12: Sparky Ames and Mary Mason of the Ferry Command by Roy J. Snell
#11: Sons of the Dragon by Phyllis Ayer Sowers
#10: Strangers at the Farm School by Josephine Elder
#9: On the Edge of the Fjord by Alta Halvedrson Seymour
#8: Incident in Yorkville by Emma Gelders Sterne
#7: Listen Hitler! The Gremlins are Coming by Inez Hogan
#6: Worrals of the W.A.A.F. by Captain W.E. Johns
#5: Mystery at Witchend by Malcolm Saville
#4: Cherry Ames, Veterans' Nurse by Helen Wells
#3: The Chalet School in Exile by Elinor Brent-Dyer
#2: The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico
#1: Cherry Ames, Army Nurse by Helen Wells

Movie Matinee:

#9: Miracle on 34th Street
#8: Winter in Wartime (2008)
#7: Yankee Doodle Dandy(1942)
#6: The Book Thief (2013)
#5:The Diary of Anne Frank (2009)
#4: Janie (1944)
#3: Felicity, an American Girl, 1775 (2005)
#2: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
#1: Journey for Margaret (1942)

Other interesting bits:

American Theatre Wing, an Oral History: 100 Years, 100 Voices, 100 Million Miracles by Patrick Pacheco
KidLitCon 2017: Notes and Sources I used for the Historical Fiction Panel
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017
The time has come...I'm back with a new look and a new name 
Times Square on V-J Day: Then and Now
National Donut Day

Memorial Day 2012
Memorial Day 2013
Memorial Day 2014
Memorial Day 2015
Memorial Day 2016
Memorial Day 2017
Memorial Day 2018
Memorial Day 2019
Halloween, Donuts and Soul Cakes
D-Day
It's National Bookmobile Day: Bookmobiles in WWII
Something to do on a summer's day…in August 1943
Victory through Kilowatts: Daylight Savings Time (The Most Wonderful Day of the Year - for me, anyway)
WWII: What to do when trick or treating is cancelled!
Victory through Plane-Spotting
Veterans Day 2010
Veterans Day 2011
Veterans Day 2012
Veterans Day 2013
Veterans Day 2014
Veterans Day 2015
Veterans Day 2016
Veterans Day 2018
Banned Books Week 2012
Keep Calm and (fill in the blank)
Memorial Day 2012
The Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour: Inverview with Ron Mazellan, Illustrator
Book Blog Tour 2012: The Sydney Taylor Book Award
The Twelve Days of Christmas - an explanation
Some Holiday Books
Remembering Pearl Harbor
Victory through Ballons - some Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade history
75 Years of Children's Book Week Posters by Leonard S. Marcus
National Poetry Month meets Civil War Saturday: O Captain! My Captain by Walt Whitman
Black History Month: More Information on the Double V Campaign
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
We Can Do It! Geraldine Hoff Doyle
Some Holiday Books - Christmas
Some Hiliday Books - Chanukah
Thanksgiving
WWII and Turkish Delight

Remembering:

Remembering Terry Pratchett
Remembering Mal Peet
Remembering Günter Grass
Remembering Elie Wiesel

Sunday Funnies:

#30: Women's History Month
#29: Carrier Pigeons
#28: Women's History Month
#27: Batman: A Christmas Peril
#26: Archie Comics
#25: PSAs from Superman and Batman
#24: Introducing Wonder Woman

#23: Gasoline Alley Halloween
#22: Superheroes in Gotham
#21: The Boy Saboteurs
#20: Gasoline Alley - 1921 to 1942
#19: Thanksgiving Day Edition
#18: Little Lulu

#17: What the heck are Canadian Whites?
#16: Memorial Day 2014
#15: Garden for Victory
#14: Superman Happy New Year
#13: Batman and Robin: Alfred Claus
#12: A Donald Duck Trio
#11: Leapin' Lizards: June 1942 Little Orphan Annies Gets in the Scrap
#10: Donald Duck and his Victory Garden
#9: Little Orphan Annie Christmas 1943
#8: Calling All Girls
#7: How Superman Would End the War
#6: Comics for Defense
#5: Veteran's Day/Remembrance Day
#4: Captain America, the First Avenger *The Movie Storybook adapted by Elizabeth Rudnick
#3: Invisible Schrlet O'Neil by Russell Stamm
#2: Charles M. Schulz pays homage to D-Day
Sunday Funnies #1: Graduation 1943

Telly Time:

John Green's Crash Course: World War II
Enemy of the Reich - The Noor Inayat Khan Story (PBS)

Your Hit Parade:

#7: Someday at Christmas
#6: Thanks for Dropping in, Mr. Hess
#5: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
#4: Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)
#3: There'll be Bluebirds Over (the White Cliffs of Dover)
#2: I'll Be Home for Christmas
#1: White Christmas


Weekend Cooking:

#29: Victory through M&M's: Happy 75th Anniversary
#28: When a war ends...or how I discovered the best peach cobbler ever
#27: Remembering Marguerite Patten
#26: Victory through Sheila's Pickles
#25: My Chocolate Year, a novel with 12 recipes by Charlotte Herman
#24: Victory through the Ministry of Food: Christmas Pudding
#23: Victory through Cranberries
#22: Victory through the Ministry of Food
#21: Victory through Doughnuts
#20: What You Might Like to Serve on the Occasion of Your Diamond Jubilee
#19: Victory through Coleman's Mustard and The Three Mustardeers
#18: 1940s Ads: Easter Ham and a Bunny Cake
#17: Happy St. Patrick's Day
#16: Victory through Football - but who are the Steagles?
#15: Victory through Christmas Cookies
#14: Victory through Snap, Crackle and Pop
# 14: Victory through Canning
# 12: Victory through Vegetables: Woolton Pie
#11: Peach Cobbler
#10: Victory through Carrots
#9: Welsh Cakes
#8: Victory through Ham Loaf
#7: Turkish Delight a/k/a Locum
#6: Home Front Heros: Women and Rationing
#5: We'll Eat Again: A Collection of Recipes from the War Years by Marguerite Patten
#4: A War-time Welsh Rabbit in honor of St. David's Day
#3: Apple Dumplings in WWII
#2: Strawberry Shortcake
#1: Wartime Chop Suey






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