Young Adult NonFiction - History

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The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon (Inquire & Investigate) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781619306615
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - May 1st, 2018

On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong landed gently on the lunar surface and became the first person to set foot on another world. People around the world stopped what they were doing to crowd around television sets and radios to witness one of the greatest achievements in human history--a man walking on the moon. How did we get there? Why haven't we gone back?


Courageous Women of the Vietnam War: Medics, Journalists, Survivors, and More (Women of Action) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781613730744
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Published: Chicago Review Press - May 1st, 2018

One of just a handful of women reporting on the Vietnam War, Kate Webb was captured by North Vietnamese troops and presumed dead—until she emerged from the jungle waving a piece of white parachute material after 23 days in captivity. Le Ly Hayslip enjoyed a peaceful early childhood in a Vietnamese farming village before war changed her life forever.


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The Pearl Thief Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484723708
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 1st, 2018

Before Verity . . . there was Julie.


Globalization: Why We Care about Faraway Events (Inquire & Investigate) Cover Image
By Carla Mooney, Samuel Carbaugh (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781619306660
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - May 1st, 2018

Have you noticed that our planet is becoming increasingly connected?


World War II: From the Rise of the Nazi Party to the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb (Inquire & Investigate) Cover Image
By Diane Taylor, Samuel Carbaugh (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781619306578
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - May 1st, 2018

Why did the world find itself immersed in another global conflict only two decades after World War I?


The Vietnam War (Inquire & Investigate) Cover Image
By Barbara Diggs, Samuel Carbaugh (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781619306608
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - May 1st, 2018

More than 58,000 American troops and military personnel died in the humid jungles and muddy rivers of Vietnam during the 20-year conflict called the Vietnam War. Why? What were they fighting for? And how could the world's most powerful and technologically advanced military be defeated by a small, poverty-stricken country? These questions have haunted the U.S.


The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781328810151
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018

In the tradition of Don Brown’s critically acclaimed, full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bowl and Sibert Honor winning Drowned City, The Unwanted is an important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities of living in, and trying to escape, a war zone.
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Lincoln in His Own Words Cover Image
By Milton Meltzer, Stephen Alcorn (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328895745
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 31st, 2018

Get to know one of the greatest presidents in American history, Abraham Lincoln, through his speeches, writings, and letters. Author Milton Meltzer provides historical context for Lincoln's words, and dramatic illustrations by Stephen Alcorn complete this handsome volume, now available in paperback.

A renowned orator and writer, Abraham Lincoln believed i


I Am a Secret Service Agent: My Life Spent Protecting the President Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250181800
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 5th, 2018

Adapted from Within Arm’s Length for a young adult audience, a rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who protected Presidents George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.


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