Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50 (book review)

Apr 28th, 2016 2017 Caudills, Book Awards, Book Reviews, Nonfiction Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin I’m going to add the summary from Goodreads because it sounds a lot better than mine: “On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and…

Ghost Hawk (book review)

Sep 28th, 2015 Book Reviews Rachel Reinwald 2 min read

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper This is a historical fiction pseudo fantasy epic about the relationships between the Native Americans and settlers in the New World, namely Plimoth, but the book spans several settlements in setting. The story starts off with Little Hawk being sent out into the woods for 3 months to become a man. We see his culture and how he was trained…