What's in the Suitcase, Grandma?My Solar-Powered History to War-Torn China is Book 3 in the My Solar-Powered History series.
You can imagine how thrilled Benson, O'Malley, and I all are when Grandma Lucy leaves her goat farm in Washington and heads up north for an Alaskan vacation. But what are the mysterious books she is carrying inside her locked suitcase? Benson decides to find out for himself, but by the time the rest of us go after him in Dad's solar-powered history machine, Benson is lost somewhere in war-torn China. Will O'Malley, Grandma Lucy, and I be able to find Benson? Will Great-Grandpa Curtis stay safe when he returns to bomb-ridden Shanghai? Where is Lucy's brother, and how will he get back to his family from Japan now that a war has started?
About the Author
Alana Terry loves homeschooling. She loves it so much that in addition to teaching her three boys at home, she also leads clubs and day camps for homeschoolers in her community. An eclectic homeschooler at heart, Alana enjoys the freedom of family-directed learning and also plans interdisciplinary unit studies for homeschoolers of various ages. In addition to the My Solar-Powered History series, Alana has published A Boy Named Silas: The First Five Years, the true story of her tube-fed son's complicated medical history. She also writes Christian fiction. Her debut novel, The Beloved Daughter, won second place in the 2012 Women of Faith's writing contest. Just like the Otis brothers, Alana's sons love history, music, and poetry. They are also distant relations of the real Admiral George Somers, but they have never been in a real hurricane. Check out www.AlanaTerry.com for the My Solar-Powered History unit studies, character snapshots, behind-the-scenes questions and answers, and news about upcoming My Solar-Powered History books.