Purple Heart Day, let’s remember!

On August 7, Purple Heart Day is honored. This holiday encourages people to pay their respects to fallen soldiers, to listen to the stories of soldiers and veterans, and to thank them for their service to the nation.   The Purple Heart was first created on August 7, 1782, by the commander-in-chief of the Continental […]

Books on Review – Sons and Soldiers

If there is only one book that I can say that is a MUST READ for this year, here you have it. I sat down to read this book, planning on breaking it up over several days, and instead, I read the entire book in one sitting. I was entirely drawn into the story. I […]

Johnny Tremain – Week 4

The time for peace is over. Something is fixing to happen in Boston and the entire city is holding its breath. As the Sons of the Revolution begin to gather more information, Johnny does his best to keep his ears open and listen for what might be happening out in town. When Dove begins to […]

But What About the Books!?

So we all know that books are awesome things, and if you are in the MMS book club, then you are getting a small sample of the awesomeness of books that are out there! If you aren’t in the book club, well.. why not!? (Seriously, you should come check it out)!Ā Each month, we choose a […]