Enjoy Gerol Petruzella's latest collection of microfiction and poetry, written daily through April 2020, The Cruellest Month, 30 days of microfic from the pandemic era, is a series of imaginings built on the uncertainties of worlds, and lives, disrupted.
Vietnam Days is a memoir of an American military intelligence officer’s Vietnam War experiences before, during and after the Tet Offensive. William C. Thwing has written his memoir in the form of Haibun and Haiga.
It is August 1946, the summer after WWII ended. The Saratoga Racetrack had been closed for three years because the war had imposed travel restrictions which financially ruined the tourist industry. This historical fiction novella is a love letter to a town in Upstate New York which takes place during the weekend prior to the track reopening.
According to her son, Eleanor Roosevelt said the same prayer every night and closed with this wish: "save us from ourselves and show us a vision of a world made new". This prayer reminds us that in the midst of managing crisis we must also keep one eye on the better future we want to create.
This is the story of Mary Chilton Winslow, survivor of the Mayflower voyage. If James Chilton and his family had not been courageous and willing to sacrifice their country and comfortable life in England and Holland to seek religious freedom, the story of Mary Chilton Winslow would not be known. NOTE: This edition includes study questions that can be adapted depending on the grade level.