Modern History Press Acquires Empowering Multicultural YA Series

The Modern History Press of Ann Arbor, MI, has announced the acquisition of Cady and the Bear Necklace from award-winning author Ann Dallman. Dallman’s book features positive role models for young adult readers of all cultures. Cady Whirlwind Thunder is a 13-year-old girl who has recently relocated from Minnesota to…

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Carolyn Wilhelm reviews I Miss the Rain in Africa

Enlightening, emotional, eye-opening, extraordinary book The author was first offered Belize for her Peace Corps Volunteer work, but ended up going to the north of Uganda at the mere age of sixty-four. Brave is an understatement, and I cannot imagine a more difficult assignment (although there are many war-torn areas…

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Carolyn Wilhelm reviews U.P. Reader #5

U.P. Reader — Volume #5: Bringing Upper Michigan Literature to the World Mikel Classen and Deborah K Frontiera Modern History Press www.ModernHistoryPress.com 9781615995714, $17.95 paperback, $28.95 hardcover, 308 pages B09253976L, $5.95 Kindle The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is also known as Upper Michigan or the UP, with people native to…

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Carolyn Wilhelm reviews Carnival Lights

Title: Carnival Lights By: Chris Stark Publisher: Modern History Press Author Website: https://www.christinestark.com/ ISBN-10: 1615995781 ISBN-13: 978-1615995783 Price: Hardcover $37.95, Paperback $24.95, Kindle $6.95 Page Count: 268 Formats (HC, PB, Kindle)   With good reason, two teens run away from a reservation and get jobs at the Minnesota State Fair. Although the…

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R.B. Simon, author of THE GOOD TRUTH, and Chris Stark, author of CARNIVAL LIGHTS!

A Room of One’s Own welcomes local poet R.B. Simon, author of The Good Truth, and Lambda Literary Award finalist Chris Stark, author of Carnival Lights, for a virtual conversation on Crowdcast! “The Good Truth, the fiercely validating debut from R.B. Simon, is a blazing manifesto of claiming identities within…

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