Bernard Lee Jr.
Georgia Young Adult
Bernard N. Lee, Jr. is the oldest son of a career veteran of the US Army. He traveled throughout the United States and Europe during his childhood. The places he traveled, the people he met, and the stories he remembers are shared in his memoir; “A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid In The Fifties.
This is a read for anyone interested in childhood memoir, and for any middle/high school teen interested in what life was like for kids before Nintendo, computers, and cell phones.
This easily read, interesting memoir of an African American, military child growing up in the segregated United States during the 1950’s helps readers understand the joys and troubles of children at that time. The book reads like a novel giving detail to each fascinating memory of a child. His stories about marbles, school recitations, and learning to swim put the reader in the game with the author.
A Look Back in Time Vol. II… finds our military kid living in Deutschland, while attending an American middle school and high school. His adventures, with the German and American young adults, are rich in history, suspense, and surprises. You will enjoy the stories of this well-traveled, military kid as he navigates his early teen years in Germany during the fifties.