Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Vianden Castle: In which a Faulconer meets a falconer

Our ultimate field trip to Europe included Nick’s one request — to visit a real castle. Since the organizing factor of the trip was to visit his grandfather’s World War II battlefield straddling Luxembourg and Wallendorf, Germany (which I wrote … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Iron Thunder

In Which the Homeschool Mom Continues Her Education We’re reading another historical fiction novel from the Civil War era, Iron Thunder: The Battle Between the Monitor & the Merrimac. I remember the story of the first iron ships in battle … Continue reading

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