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  • I Wonder

    by Regina Sparrow
    Can you teach a cow to bow? Can you hear a marmot meow? I Wonder, takes readers on an adventure through the imagination by exploring silly ideas. Have fun building language while stretching vocabulary with delightful rhymes. Enjoy asking and answering questions that highlight rare and endangered species.
  • The Wizard of Sacramento: Governor Jerry Brown

    by William Smithers

    An independent assessment of the politics, policies and governmental methods of California Governor Jerry Brown.

  • Emmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out Of A Bad Situation (Volume 1)

    by Katina Rankin
    Emmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out of a Bad Situation is an immersive, thought-provoking story about a family passing on the legacy of the civil rights movement by learning about a 14-year-old boy who was murdered for whistling at a woman. The author gently but boldly diverges a story from Mississippi’s once racially, hatred-filled atmosphere to create her first in a series of children’s civil rights books set in the Magnolia State. Emmett Till: Sometimes Good Can Come Out of a Bad Sit... more
  • Medgar Evers: He Taught His Kids To Crawl So We Could Stand (Volume 1)

    by Katina Rankin

    In Medgar Evers: “He Taught His Kids To Crawl So We Could Stand” — Katina Rankin teaches children that history’s mistakes can linger if we aren’t willing to stand up and tell the truth — that there will always be abuses of power, unless we jointly take a knee to prove a point, and that the arc of the universe doesn’t bend toward justice unless we’re willing to do the work even if it includes crawling to get the pendulum of justice to swi... more

  • Silent Spring: Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War

    by Patrick Hogan
    SILENT SPRING – DEADLY AUTUMN OF THE VIETNAM WAR - Synopsis Shortly after I had returned home from the Vietnam War, my father urged me to file a disability claim with the DVA for medical problems I had been experiencing. I began the process without much enthusiasm and quickly abandoned the effort. Little did I know that I wouldn’t re-visit my disability claims until over forty years later, when I watched President Barack Obama give a speech on the horrors of the Vietnam War and resolved to condu... more
  • Unsolved: Cold-Case Homicides of Law Enforcement Officers

    by James Bultema
    Ripped from today’s headlines, Unsolved is the first book to examine the sacrifices made by American’s heroic law enforcement officers who were murdered while their killers escaped justice¬. Left behind are devastated loved ones and a law enforcement agency hunting down the assassins. Bultema, a former LAPD cop, puts a story behind some of the names etched on police monuments across this country.
  • The Fishkill Supply Depot: Sacred Ground of the American Revolution, revised

    by Michael Boyajian

    Sacred history of the Fishkill Supply Depot and American Revolution featuring soldiers, masons, politicians, merchants, women, farmers, slaves and indians. The Depot is the Cradle of the Republic.  The British wanted to divide the colonies by capturing the Hudson River.  Only the Fishkill Supply Depot stood in the way.  Without the Depot there would be no Concord and Lexington, Saratoga or Yorktown.  Now with original photography.

  • Мистецтвознавець Григорій Павлуцький, перший український

    by Андрій Пучков
    Подано спробу комплексного розгляду життя і наукової діяльності першого власне українського мистецтвознавця Григорія Григоровича Павлуцького (1861–1924), заслуженого професора історико-філологічного факультету Імператорського університету св. Володимира. Показано, в чому Павлуцький як науковець і педагог мав безперечну першість в Російській імперії: запровадження компаративного (історико-порівняльного) методу в мистецтвознавчі дослідження; викладання світового мистецтва після доби Греції та Риму... more

    by jeremy r. mack
    This book is about the denial in contemporary France of the period of German occupation and, in particular, about French disavowal of participation in the final solution. Using then and now pictures of places where terrible and momentous events occurred and of significant actors in the history of the time, it functions as a guidebook to the events that took place and as a guide to understanding how such atrocities could have happened in an eminently civilized nation.
  • In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, Part 1: The 1998 Footsteps of Alexander the Great Tour

    by mansur johnson
    The book details a two and a half month tour through six countries, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt with over 200 illustrations..
  • Hardened to Hickory: The Missing Chapter in Andrew Jackson's Life

    by Tony L. Turnbow

    Unpublished documents reveal an Andrew Jackson who committed mutiny and shed tears as he thought his mistakes would lead to the deaths of teenagers under his command. Indians saved him.  The backwoods  Jackson, who had never commanded a battle, presumed to take on the mantle of General George Washington. Before Jackson became the next general to drive the British Army from American soil, he first had to defeat the commander of the U.S. Army, General James Wilkinson, who embodie... more

  • Ukraine & the United States:: unexpected ways two nations affected each other

    by Andy Lazko
    Condensed and exciting story of the great country of Ukraine from the time it was the greatest Kingdom of Medieval Europe known as Kiev Rus to the present days. It's about Vikings, Cossacks, planes, helicopters, rockets, ballistic missiles and much more.  It is also the stories of Ukrainians who affected the USA recent history in the way most Americans do not realize. The book will try to explain why Ukraine is not Russia and what vital role Ukraine played in the world history including WWII. ... more
  • The True Adventures of That Great Pirate Bartholomew Roberts

    by V'léOnica Roberts
    This epistolary structured biography, containing over 100 pictures, maps, news clippings & letters, plus a 44 page reference section; presented in chronological order, is the true story of pirate captain, Bartholomew Roberts.
  • The Byzantine Armenians: The Indispensable People of an Empire, revised

    by Michael Boyajian

    The British historian Edward Gibbon set the stage for the poor reputation of the Byzantine Empire that only today is being proved wrong. Byzantium was a great empire that missed the European arrival in the New World by a few decades. They did not endure a thousand years under siege but were a major player on the world stage and much of their power came from an ancient people known as the Armenians who supplied them with emperors, generals, soldiers and artisans.

  • The History and Rebirth of the Remarkable Haile Gold Mine

    by Jack H. Morris
    The book traces the history of the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina from its origin in 1827, a generation before the California Gold Rush, to its reopening in 2017 as a state-of-the-art, environmentally-conscious mine. The Haile is the oldest operating mine in the country and contains the largest gold reserve in the Eastern US. For most of the past 190 years it has been the largest gold producer in the South. This is a business-focused history covering changes in labor (from slavery to high ... more
  • It's Only a Joke, Comrade! Humour, Trust and Everyday Life under Stalin

    by Jonathan Waterlow
    In the shadow of the Gulag, Soviet citizens were still cracking jokes. They had to. Drawing on diaries, interviews, memoirs and hundreds of previously secret documents, It’s Only a Joke, Comrade! uncovers how they joked, coped, and struggled to adapt in Stalin’s brave new world. It asks what it really means to live under a dictatorship: How do people make sense of their lives? How do they talk about it? And whom can they trust to do so? Moving beyond ideas of ‘resistance’, ‘doublethink’, ‘... more