"This book is something I wish I could have read when I was younger." --Roxane Gay, from the foreword of Feminism Is...
The gripping true story of the only women to fly in combat in World War II—from Elizabeth Wein, award-winning author of Code Name Verity
"Young women can run the world. These are the stories of those who did..." @hillaryclinton
"An excellent guide to the how and why of a life of public service." --Amy Poehler
The Lady Is a Spy is the audacious and riveting true story of Virginia Hall, America's greatest spy and unsung hero, brought to vivid life by acclaimed author Don Mitchell.
When Hitler invaded Poland, Virginia Hall was traveling in Europe. Which was dangerous enough, but as fighting erupted, instead of returning home, she headed to France.
$18.99ISBN: 9781338255669Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scholastic Nonfiction - March 26th, 2019Alvin Townley, a critically acclaimed author of adult nonfiction, delivers a searing YA debut about American POWs during the Vietnam War.$19.99ISBN: 9781250120168Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 22nd, 2019
The spellbinding true account of the scientific competition to light the world with electricity.$14.99ISBN: 9781536206302Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019
A fascinating and timely biography of J. Edgar Hoover from a Sibert Medalist.
"King, there is only one thing left for you to do. You know what it is. . . . You better take it before your filthy, abnormal, fraudulent self is bared to the nation.”$18.99ISBN: 9781338140347Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 25th, 2018***Three starred reviews!***
Neal Bascomb, author of The Nazi Hunters, returns with his next thrilling work of narrative nonfiction about a group of Allied POWs who staged an escape for the ages during World War I. Illustrated throughout with incredible photographs and published on the 100th anniversary of the Holzminden escape!
$9.95ISBN: 9781847740472Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kube Publishing Ltd - January 15th, 2019
Ibn Battuta was no ordinary traveller. Between 1325 CE when he set off and 1354 CE when he finally returned home to stay, he had visited about 40 modern countries and travelled roughly 75,000 miles, going on foot, camel, horse, wagon, boat and even sled.$14.95ISBN: 9780884487487Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Tilbury House Publishers - January 15th, 2019
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*2016 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner*