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Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780670785063
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

"Partridge proves once again that nonfiction can be every bit as dramatic as the best fiction."*


Shaka Rising: A Legend of the Warrior Prince (African Graphic Novel) Cover Image
By Luke W. Molver (Illustrator), Luke W. Molver, Mbongeni Malaba (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781946498984
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Published: Story Press Africa - January 9th, 2018

A time of bloody conflict and great turmoil. The slave trade expands from the east African coast. Europeans spread inland from the south. And one young boy is destined to change the future of southern Africa.


Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616207342
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - February 13th, 2018

For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, they won that right, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified at last. To achieve that victory, some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes even broke the law--for more than eight decades.


Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918 Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781101931462
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.


The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo Cover Image
By Tom Feelings, Kadir Nelson (Introduction by), Sylviane A. Diouf (Introduction by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525552444
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Published: Dial Books - January 2nd, 2018

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.


Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451478726
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Published: Speak - January 9th, 2018

Revised and updated with new information, this Jane Adams award winner is an in-depth examination of the Emmett Till murder case, a catalyst of the Civil Rights Movement.


Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250129819
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Published: Square Fish/Henry Holt and Company - December 12th, 2017

Turned away from the shores of New York, a young Jewish boy seeks refuge in Cuba during WWII. Here in this tropical sanctuary, so far away from Germany, will he be safe from Nazi influence?

A stunning new novel in verse from Margarita Engle, the Pura Belpre Award-winning author of The Poet Slave of Cuba


Home Front Girl: A Diary of Love, Literature, and Growing Up in Wartime America Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780912777863
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Published: Chicago Review Press - April 1st, 2018

A primary account of teenage life in the Great Depression and prewar era retrieved from history Wednesday, December 10, 1941: "Hitler speaks to Reichstag tomorrow. We just heard the first casualty lists over the radio. . . . Lots of boys from Michigan and Illinois. Oh my God . . . Life goes on though. We read our books in the library and eat lunch, bridge, etc. Phy. Sci. and Calculus.


Manny Man Does Revolutionary Ireland: 1916-1923 Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9781848893337
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Published: Collins Press - January 28th, 2018

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