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History US 1900 to Present


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Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent (Women of Action)
Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent (Women of Action)
by Pearl Witherington Cornioley
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A commemoration of brave yet largely forgotten women who served in the First World War In time for the 2014 centennial of the start of the Great War, this book brings to life the brave and often surprising exploits of 16 fascinating women from... (read more)

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Actual Times #04: America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell
Actual Times #04: America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell
by Don Brown
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One of School Library Journals Best Nonfiction Books of 2011One of Horn Books Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember... (read more)

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Postwar America: A Student Companion (Student Companions to American History)
Postwar America: A Student Companion (Student Companions to American History)
by Harvard Sitkoff
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The half-century since the end of World War II has been crucial in defining America's image of itself and role in the world. A thorough survey of an era dominated by the cold war on the international front and conflicting social forces at home, this... (read more)

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5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery
5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery
by Judith Bloom Fradin
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Factory Girl
Factory Girl
by Barbara Greenwood
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At the dingy, overcrowded Acme Garment Factory, Emily Watson stands for eleven hours a day clipping threads from blouses. Every time the boss passes, he shouts at her to snip faster. But if Emily snips too fast, she could ruin the garment and be docked... (read more)

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Growing Up in Coal Country
Growing Up in Coal Country
by Susan Ca Bartoletti
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Through interviews, newspaper accounts, and other original sources, Bartoletti pieced together a picture of life in the Pennsylvania coal mines at the turn of the century.... (read more)

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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes
by Juan Felipe Herrera
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An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science... (read more)

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Persian Gulf War (Voices from the Past)
Persian Gulf War (Voices from the Past)
by Kathlyn Gay
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Describes the circumstances leading up to Iran's invasion of Kuwait and the political and military events of the Persian Gulf War, using quotes from people directly involved.... (read more)

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Red-Tail Angels: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II
Red-Tail Angels: The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II
by Pat Mckissack
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A history of African American pilots with a focus on World War II.... (read more)

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Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement From 1954 to 1968
Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement From 1954 to 1968
by Diane McWhorter
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In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr... (read more)

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A History of Us: Vol 4, the New Nation
A History of Us: Vol 4, the New Nation
by Joy Hakim
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Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text. Beginning with George Washington's inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, The New Nation tells the story of the... (read more)

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Young Oxford History of African Americans #11: Biographical Supplement and Index
Young Oxford History of African Americans #11: Biographical Supplement and Index
by David M P Freund
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The 10 volumes of The Young Oxford History of African Americans describe how black Americans shaped and changed the history of this nation. Starting in 1502, more than a century before the day in 1619 when 19 Africans stepped off a Dutch ship in... (read more)

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In Disguise!: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice
In Disguise!: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice
by Ryan Ann Hunter
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andlt;Bandgt;Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, andlt;Iandgt;In Disguise!andlt;/Iandgt... (read more)

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The First Americans
The First Americans
by Joy Hakim
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This volume starts in the Ice Age with some of our ancestors who hiked and canoed from Asia to the New World and, dozens of centuries later, got called Indians by Christopher Columbus. Evidently he had no idea where his ships had taken him.... (read more)

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B is for Buckaroo: A Cowboy Alphabet
B is for Buckaroo: A Cowboy Alphabet
by Gleaves Whitney
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L is for lariat or lasso, a loop of rope coiled just so. Swing it wide or swing it low. Hook those horns and yell whoa! Hold on to your hat and strap on your spurs! Cowpokes and buckaroos of all ages will enjoy this A-Z gallop through the facts, feats... (read more)

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Landmarks of American Women's History
Landmarks of American Women's History
by Page Putnam Miller
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Throughout history, women have often worked in informal ways and in modest conditions, frequently without monuments or grand examples of architecture preserved to commemorate their accomplishments. Landmarks of American Women's History describes the... (read more)

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Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit
Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit
by Eric L. Haney
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One of the founding operatives of America's elite counter terrorism unit, Delta Force, delivers this never-before-told inside story of how the unit came to be.... (read more)

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Freedom: A History of Us
Freedom: A History of Us
by Joy Hakim
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Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books... (read more)

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The Making of America: The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
The Making of America: The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
by Robert D Johnston
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September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City
September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City
by Wilborn Hampton
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"NEW YORK TIMES editor Hampton presents a personal, emotional account of the attack on the World Trade Center. . . . Riveting." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) A blind man and his dog struggling to escape from the burning North Tower, a... (read more)

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