Louisa on the Front Lines was featured on PBS To the Contrary and The Chronicles of the American Civil War. Listen to the podcasts to find out more about Louisa May Alcott’s experience as a nurse in the Civil War.
Lincoln’s Spymaster chosen by Scripps National Spelling Bee for Great Words, Great Reads 2018 – 2019.
It was a murderous trip. In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no idea that he would soon receive an offer he couldn’t refuse: the chance to lead an expedition deep into the Amazon jungle to chart an unmapped river withContinue Reading
The Junior Library Guild picks Lincoln’s Spymaster for its list. Lincoln’s Spymaster tells the dangerous and action-packed adventures of Allan Pinkerton, America’s first private eye and Lincoln’s most trusted spymaster.
Lincoln’s Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America’s First Private Eye tells the dangerous and action-packed adventures of Allan Pinkerton, America’s first private eye and Lincoln’s most trusted spymaster. Available September 29, 2015.
Mackin Books in Bloom’s list of great books to use in conjunction with Google maps or Google Earth so readers can explore and make connections between locations in any book.
Castner’s Cutthroats — a group of tough-as-nails commandos who led the charge to take back Alaska’s Aleutian Islands from the Japanese invaders during WWII — are profiled in a feature article in World War II magazine’s March/April 2012. The issue hits newsstands January 31, 2012. For a closer look at Castner’s Cutthroats in action, watchContinue Reading
The Juneau Empire newspaper printed an article, “Alaska on the Page,” that features a list of books related to Alaska published in 2011. Ghosts in the Fog: The Untold of Alaska’s WWII Invasion is listed along with many other interesting books.
“Samantha Seiple has done an amazing job of researching a little known battle front in WWII…a good read for any age…it grabs the reader…The book reminded me of the movie ‘The Thing’…Ms. Seiple has brought us a treasure.” — Suzanne Lay, Library Media Connection. Full Review. “An enlightening account full of compelling stories of survivalContinue Reading
The Junior Library Guild picked Ghosts in the Fog for its Fall 2011 List. Ghosts in the Fog is a narrative nonfiction account of the Japanese invasion of Alaska during WWII.
A YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Nominee A Junior Library Guild Selection A 2013-2014 Lamplighter List Nominee, Triple Crown Awards Order your copy