Michelle Isenhoff

Classic literature

The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells, 1898, Book Review

reading I am Number Four by Pitticus Lore recently, I thought I’d go back to where alien sci-fi all began. Actually, I don’t know if that statement is entirely correct. There may have been earlier extra-terrestrial stories, but this is the big one, the one that has lasted and inspired scads of films and other books. The […]

Why Read the Classics?

I love to see what’s new in the world of children’s literature, and I’m so excited about the new ebook revolution with its possibilities and opportunities for new authors.  But I am and always will be a great proponent of the classics.  These are stories that have stood the test of time.  They became classics […]

To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Book Review

Probably ten million folks have written opinions on Harper Lee’s classic during the last fifty years, but I’m going to add my ten cents to the pot anyway. Because To Kill a Mockingbird is worth every coin we toss in. This is the story of a black man standing trial in Alabama for a crime he didn’t […]

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