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Behind Rebel LinesBehind Rebel Lines
Seymour Reit
In 1861, when war erupted between the States, President Lincoln made an impassioned plea for volunteers. Determined not to remain on the sidelines, Emma Edmonds cropped her hair, donned men’s clothing, and enlisted in the Union Army. Posing in turn as a slave, peddler, washerwoman, and fop, Emma became a cunning master of disguise, risking discov ...
Number of pages: 130 | Publication Date: 2001-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780152164270

The Accidental PresidentThe Accidental President
A. J. Baime
The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman’s first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get thrust into extraordinary circumstances, and through courage and a das ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2017-10-24 | ISBN-13: 9780544617346

Island of the LostIsland of the Lost
Joan Druett
Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2007-05-17 | ISBN-13: 9781565124080

Ghost SoldiersGhost Soldiers
Hampton Sides
The perfect Father's Day gift for history buffs.“The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 2002-05-07 | ISBN-13: 9780385495653

The Journey of Crazy HorseThe Journey of Crazy Horse
Joseph M. Marshall III
Drawing on vivid oral histories, Joseph M. Marshall’s intimate biography introduces a never-before-seen portrait of Crazy Horse and his Lakota communityMost of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and hum ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2005-09-27 | ISBN-13: 9780143036210

The Lost City of the Monkey GodThe Lost City of the Monkey God
Douglas Preston
NAMED A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller! A Best Book of 2017 from the Boston GlobeOne of the 12 Best Books of the Year from National GeographicIncluded in Lithub's Ultimate Best Books of 2017 ListA Favorite Science Book of 2017 from Science NewsA five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient cur ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781455540013

Flags of Our FathersFlags of Our Fathers
by James Bradley, Ron Powers
In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2005-04-12 | ISBN-13: 9780440229209

Wolves at the DoorWolves at the Door
Judith Pearson
Virginia Hall left her Baltimore home in 1931 to enter the Foreign Service and went to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) when Hitler was building toward the peak of his power in Europe. She was assigned to France, where she helped the Resistance movement, escaped prisoners of war, and American Allied paratroopers. By 1942 she ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2008-05-13 | ISBN-13: 9781599210728

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