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Book Wrap Recap and Our Next Read: The King of Mulberry Street!

Hello readers! Our Book Wrap for Same Sun Here was a resounding success. Neela Vaswani did an amazing job fielding questions, and our discussion was really thought provoking. I am still thinking about the theme of what it means to be an American, which comes up a lot in Same Sun Here.  When River gets in trouble for disagreeing […]

Same Sun Here Book Wrap is ON for November 4th!

Hello RiH families! The New-York Historical Society and DiMenna Children’s History Museum have made it safely through the storm, and we hope all of you have as well. We wanted to assure all of you that we are going forward with our Book Wrap for Same Sun Here this Sunday, November 4th We are going to have a wonderful […]

Interview With Same Sun Here Author Neela Vaswani

  On November 4, the Reading Into History book club will be discussing Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani. We spoke to author Neela Vaswani about her inspiration for the book, and her favorite parts of New York! DCHM: What were you like between the ages of 9 and 12? NV: I loved to […]

Reading into History: Book Wrap Recap and our Next Book!

By Rachel Walman and Katie Fuller We had a fantastic Book Wrap last Sunday. Families who came got to discuss the real-life stories told in We Rode the Orphan Trains — stories of family, loss, loneliness and perseverance. They were also able to interact with Lukas Weinstein, Archivist for the Children’s Aid Society. Lukas shared interesting historical […]