and Other Interesting Bits

From the Archives:

#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: Enil 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:

#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:

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 2015
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
Veterans Day 2013
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 2013
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:

#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 East 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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