Flag Day 2018

Happy Flag Day! Today commemorates the official adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. To celebrate, we’ve pulled together a collection of books that feature our beloved stars & stripes on their covers. 🇺🇸  

Discovering D-Day

On this day in 1944, some 156,000 Allied troops stormed the Normandy beaches and turned the tide of the Second World War. D-Day and the battles that followed led to the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s grasp, and less than one year later the war in Europe was over and Allied victory was … More Discovering D-Day

[Excerpt] War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way to celebrate than with a special excerpt from Cindy Hval’s War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation? From blind dates to whirlwind romances to long separations, War Bonds highlights stories of couples who met or married during WWII. During history’s greatest war it was no time to start a relationship. But … More [Excerpt] War Bonds: Love Stories from the Greatest Generation

“A Date Which Will Live in Infamy…”

Today marks the 76th anniversary of the devastating Pearl Harbor attack near Honolulu, HI. The surprise attack by Japanese forces began before 8am on a Sunday morning, and ended with the deaths of more than 2,400 American soldiers and civilians. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the US Congress: “Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a … More “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy…”