1. Home
  2. Book and Movie Reviews

Book and Movie Reviews

German Scary Stories for Children- Surviving a German Childhood

karenanne
4
-2
0
Growing up it never occurred to me that the books and Fairy Tales I read were that different, but as it turns out the biggest difference between growing up with American Parents and German Parents can be found in the stories we are read/told as children. My American friends grew up hearing about Cinderella being dressed […]

“Berlin: The Story of a City” by Barney White-Spunner

What was Peasant Life Like? Our Daily Bread: German Village Life 1500-1850

karenanne
0
0
0
Our Daily Bread: German Village Life, 1500-1850 Most history books give you plain facts… you learn about wars, you learn who was king, and where the borders changed. What you don’t usually get, is what was it LIKE to be a peasant and have battles raging around you? To actually struggle to feed a family? […]

“Berlin: The Story of a City” by Barney White-Spunner

Die Häschenschule A Day At Bunny School -A German Easter Classic

karenanne
0
0
0
Die Häschenschule: Jubiläumsband If you are of a certain age, you probably had a storybook about a Rabbit School on your bookshelves as a child. In 1924 Albert Sixtus published a book about a bunnies going school called Die Häschenschule. 95 years later, this classic book is still charming children all over Germany.  For Easter […]

“Berlin: The Story of a City” by Barney White-Spunner

Home From Home : German American Essays by Susanne Bacon

karenanne
0
0
0
Home from Home: German-American Essays Susanne Bacon, author of the Wycliff novel series, recently published her German-American Essays in a book called “Home from Home”.  Each essay describes what it feels like to be a German in the United States. To look at everyday life through a slightly different lens, shaped by different experiences. Susanne […]

“Berlin: The Story of a City” by Barney White-Spunner