Homer P. Figg Will Make Your Child Laugh
In The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg, master storyteller Rodman Philbrick introduces readers to 12-year-old Homer, who runs away from home in an attempt to find his older brother. His adventures, while at times humorous, will teach readers actual historical information about the Civil War. This Newbery Award-winning book grabs readers' attention from the first page and doesn't let go. As you read this book with your kids, talk about the historical facts presented and discuss the pros and cons of Homer's choices.