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Interview With Author Donna Jo Napoli, Author Of The King Of Mulberry Street!

Hello families! We hope you are enjoying The King of Mulberry Street. If you can tear your eyes away from the adventures of Dom, Gaetano, and Tin Pan Alley, take a few minutes to read our interview with author Donna Jo Napoli. We hope learning more about her makes you even more excited to meet her and ask […]

Reading into History: An Interview with We Rode the Orphan Trains Author Andrea Warren

  Hello families! As the We Rode the Orphan Trains Book Wrap approaches, we interviewed the book’s author, Andrea Warren. Ms. Warren has a lot of wonderful things to tell you about herself and her work. She is “delighted” that we are all reading her book about this important but little-known part of history. Though you won’t […]

Reading into History: Our Next Read

  This month the Reading into History Book Club will be reading Andrea Warren’s We Rode the Orphan Trains. This book tells the true stories of eight men and women of the 200,000 homeless, abandoned, or orphaned city kids who, between 1854 and 1929, were put on trains by the Children’s Aid Society and sent to new homes in the […]

Reading Into History

Welcome to our first book club post! Reading into History is our new monthly book club for kids 9-12. We are excited to get people talking about history and historical fiction and to connect the books we blog about to the New-York Historical Society’s collection. What is historical fiction and why bother reading it? I […]

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