A literature collection highlighting children's books about World War Two (WWII).

World War Two literature

SLS UKHistory

Laura Bennett from Tower Hamlets SLS looks at classic World War Two literature and an impressive collection of newer titles that will spark debate and conversation.

A group of women in hats standing in front of a brick wall, showcasing a snapshot from history.

Lighting the Way: The Match Girls Strike of 1888

SLS UKHistory

This is a local history study which looks at the tough lives and dangerous work of the Match Girls of Bow and how they changed working conditions for themselves and for unskilled workers everywhere writes Gillian Harris from SLS Tower Hamlets