Category: historical fiction

Review: The Quickest Kid In Clarksville

At the 1960 Olympic Games, African American sprinter Wilma Rudolph became the first woman from the United States to win three gold medals at the same Olympics.  Rudolph grew up in Clarksville, Tennessee, a segregated town. After her victories, Rudolph…

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

Guest Post by Linda Boyden Too often, history is written by the victors. Nowhere is this truer than in regards to the histories of the indigenous people of America, but Joseph Marshall III’s new middle grade novel, In the Footsteps…