The Day the World Came to TownThe Day the World Came to Town
Jim DeFede
The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from AwayWhen 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000 ...
Number of pages: 244 | Publication Date: 2003-08-14 | ISBN-13: 9780060559717

Around the World in 80 DaysAround the World in 80 Days
Jules Verne
Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (roughly £1.6 million today) set ...
Number of pages: 130 | Publication Date: 2018-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9781503215153

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
Kate Hennessy
“An intimate, revealing and sometimes wrenching family memoir of the journalist and social advocate who is now being considered for canonization” (The New York Times), told with illuminating detail by her granddaughter.Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a prominent Catholic, writer, social activist, and co-founder of a movement dedicated to serving th ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2017-11-07 | ISBN-13: 9781501133978

Seven Days That Divide the WorldSeven Days That Divide the World
John C. Lennox
What did the writer of Genesis mean by “the first day”? Is it a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe that the earth is 4.5 billion years old, am I denying the authority of Scripture?In response to the continuing controversy over the interpretation of the creation narrative in Genesis, John Lennox proposes a succinct method of ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2011-08-27 | ISBN-13: 9780310492177

How to Travel the World on $50 a DayHow to Travel the World on $50 a Day
Matt Kepnes
****THIS THIRD EDITION HAS BEEN UPDATED FOR 2017. ****New York Times Bestseller For over a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has used his massively populartravel blog to teach readers how to travel the world on a budget.   Traditional media shows you expensive hotels, resorts, cruises, and packagesbecause that's what makes them money. They ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2015-01-06 | ISBN-13: 9780399173288

The History of the WorldThe History of the World
Alex Woolf
A clearly written, accessible and comprehensive text that tells the story of man's journey from the time of the first hominids to the present. Sections include: Ancient World, 10,000 to 500BC, Classical World, 500 BC to AD500, Medieval World, AD500 to 1500, Early Modern World, 1500-1783, 19th Century, the Modern World from 1914 to the first decade ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2017-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9781784289683

Seven Days in the Art WorldSeven Days in the Art World
Sarah Thornton
"An indelible portrait of a peculiar society." ―VogueSarah Thornton's vivid ethnography―an international hit, now available in twenty translations―reveals the inner workings of the sophisticated subcultures that make up the contemporary art world. In a series of day-in-the-life narratives set in New York, Los Angeles, London, Basel, Venice, a ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2009-11-02 | ISBN-13: 9780393337129

On the Same Day in MarchOn the Same Day in March
Marilyn Singer
On the same day in March...Polar bears ride on Artic ice.People in French cafes turn up their faces to the sun. Hailstones roll over Indian hillsides. Rain makes a river in Kenya.On the same day that it's icy cold in the Artic, it's foggy in Louisiana, sunny in Barbados, and blowing wild winds called willy-willies in Austrailia. In this poetic expl ...
Number of pages: 40 | Publication Date: 2001-12-24 | ISBN-13: 9780064435284

The Day the World Went NuclearThe Day the World Went Nuclear
Bill O'Reilly
Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2017-06-20 | ISBN-13: 9781250120335

It'S Back To School We Go!It'S Back To School We Go!
Ellen Jackson
The first day of school is an event that brings mixed emotions to children everywhere. There is excitement in seeing old friends and it's nice to begin a new year with a new teacher and good intentions. But first day feelings are mixed. Will last year's friends still be friends? What if the new teacher doesn't like me? Or what if the work is too ha ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2003-08-03 | ISBN-13: 9780761319481

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