Michelle Isenhoff

Month: April 2017

Ebb Tide: The Port Royal Experiment

This is the first post in a three-part series about writing and researching my upcoming young adult historical fiction novel, Ebb Tide, the third book in my Ella Wood trilogy. Early in the Civil War, in November of 1861, the Union navy captured Port Royal and liberated South Carolina‚Äôs Sea Islands from Hilton Head all […]

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion & the Fall of Imperial Russia, by Candace Fleming

You all know I love history. Usually, I prefer it as historical fiction, but this factual narrative of the last ruling dynasty of Russia is utterly compelling. Written for a fifth- to sixth-grade reader, it often uses “quotes right in the middle of its sentences” to tell the story. I found it mildly annoying at […]

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