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The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

The Arsonist by Stephanie Oaks. August 22, 2017. Dial Books, 493 p. ISBN: 9780803740716.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 770.

It starts with a fire. 689 more words


Mozambique's forgotten "East Germans" are still fighting for their communist payday

Maputo, Mozambique

It’s a Wednesday morning in a leafy square in Maputo, and forty middle-aged men are gathering with their drums, whistles, and German flags. Most hold them aloft, though one has the black, red, and gold wrapped around his head to shelter from the sun. 2,095 more words

BBC Our World - Welcome to Germany

This was shown recently and followed two families with young children who had moved to a town in eastern Germany. This has a population of 90,000 and 2,000 migrants were assigned to live there. 275 more words


Willy Brandt and Ostpolitik

25 years ago on this day, former West German chancellor Willy Brandt died. He had lived a remarkable life that spanned most of the 20th century – and his biography can almost be read as a history of the 20th century in the industrialized world. 1,728 more words


German Unity Day

East and West Germany unified on October 3, 1990. Today is a national holiday, Tagder Deutschen Einheit (Day of German Unity), and Lisa has the day off from school! 227 more words


Berlin Day 4

Sunday came along and that was the day that there were a few flea markets that I wanted to check out. The only catch was it was supposed to rain. 836 more words


Germany re-united 3-10-1990

I am not going too deep into the re-unification of Germany. I will leave the images do the talking.

German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place on October 3, 1990, when the areas of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR, in English commonly called “East Germany”) were incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, in English commonly called “West Germany”), both formed in 1949, after World War II. 115 more words