HNR Issue 57 (August 2011)

The Trouble with May Amelia

By Jennifer I. Holm - Published 2011


Children/Young Adult

This sequel to Newbery Honor-winning Our Only May Amelia (2000) is worth the wait. The only daughter on a 1900 Washington State farm where her ...Read Review

Gladiator — Fight for Freedom

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2011


Children/Young Adult

61 BC, Greece. When 10-year-old Marcus’ father is killed, Marcus and his mother are sold into slavery. Marcus is determined to escape and seek ...Read Review

The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

By Howard Blum - Published 2011



One of the underappreciated joys of studying history lies in tapping into the lives and times of some of the very curious people ...Read Review

The Nine Lives of Otto Katz

By Jonathan Miles - Published 2011



Otto Katz was never a man to hide his light under a bushel, enthralling Hollywood in the Thirties with his tales of heroism ...Read Review