Karen Cushman

Karen Cushman

Newbery award-winning children’s book author

Karen Cushman

War and Millie McGonigle #5

What kinds of parallels do you see between Millie experiences in 1941 and what children are experiencing now?

Right now there is no impending war threatening our children, but there certainly is fear, confusion, and uncertainty about the future. Covid, unemployment, homelessness, political turmoil loom over us, and I expect our children are especially unsettled. I hope we all discover a place of peace, joy, and solace such as Millie found.

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