• Insightful and Wise Anne Frank Quotes

    14 Insightful & Powerful Anne Frank Quotes

    Wonderful Anne Frank Quotes Almost 78 years ago a young girl started a diary. This simple diary that no one should have ever read has become a very popular book read by millions of people from around the globe. It has been translated into many languages, it has inspired hundreds of conversations, and offered unique insight into time long gone. The diary I am speaking of is of course Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl. She could never have imagined that her words would be so widely read. In among the scribbling of everyday life and longings, we can find a surprising amount of…

  • Free Resources For Learning About Anne Frank

    Free Resources for Learning About Anne Frank

    Happy 91st Birthday, Anne Frank! It is hard to believe that if Anne Frank were still alive today, she would be celebrating her 91st birthday today!  Annelies ‘Anne’ Marie Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt Germany to Otto and Edith Frank. Anne had one older sibling, a sister named Margot. The Franks were a Jewish family living in a time and place where being a Jew was dangerous. That is why on July 6, 1942 Anne Frank’s family went into hiding. They would remain in hiding until they were found and arrested on August 4, 1944. Sadly, just weeks before the end…

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    Book Review | Adventures With Waffles

    Adventures With Waffles by Maria Parr My first introduction to Adventures With Waffles by Maria Parr was a few years ago when my mom read the book aloud to the whole family. Every single member of the family loved it. From my dad all the way down to the toddler at the time and everyone in between. It was just one of those great books that keeps everyone engaged. What’s going to happen next? Are they going to be okay? Can you read just one more chapter? Why does it have to be over already? Those are just a few of the questions pouring from…

  • 6 Great Instagram Accounts for Tolkien Fans to Follow

    6 Great Instagram Accounts for Tolkien Fans

    Are you a fan of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings? Do you want to add a little bit of Tolkien to your Instagram feed? Below is a list of Instagram accounts for Tolkien Fans. The list of accounts I am going to mention basically fall into two main categories. The one category is filled with IG accounts that feature Tolkien inspired projects, products, pictures of Tolkien book covers, etc. The other category is filled with accounts that feature funny Lotr memes, interesting facts about the books and movies, pictures behind-the-scenes of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Trilogy and that sort…

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    50 Wise & Beautiful Tolkien Quotes

    There are many wise and beautiful Tolkien quotes It can safely be stated that J. R. R. Tolkien, throughout his many years of writing books, has certainly written many wise and beautiful things to quote. This list will consist of 50 quotes from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit. If you intentionally look to find quotes from inside these four books, you will discover it is not all difficult to locate a plethora of good quotes, and little wonder considering that combined the books amount to a total of 1501 pages.  The list of quotes below includes some of my very favorite…

  • Liberation of Denmark 75th Anniversary

    Number the Stars & 75 Years Since Denmark’s Liberation

    This May Marks the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Denmark On April 9, 1940 after one of the shortest battles in history lasting a mere six hours, Denmark was occupied by the Nazis. They would remain under Nazi control until May 1945 when they were liberated by Allied Forces. During the time of occupation in Denmark, as in many other occupied countries the Nazis were on the hunt for innocent Jews. Amazingly though, about 90 percent of Danish Jews survived the Holocaust. That is significantly more than any other European country. Why? The Danes had a fortunate advantage than that of many other countries.…

  • List of Free Reading Resources

    List of 5+ Free Reading Resources

    Want some free reading resources? In light of recent events, I  have created a list of free reading resources that are available to anyone and everyone.  When I heard that families were being forced to stay home because of certain events happening in the world right now, I really wanted to do something to help. I was at loss as to what I could do to help because I didn’t want to add to any overwhelm effecting families who have been tossed into homeschooling or benefit from them financially. After thinking about it for a while, I decided that I could compile a list of…