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Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima

James Bradley

New York Times bestseller, now adapted for young readers, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the... (read more)

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Migrant Mother: How a Photograph Defined the Great Depression (Captured History)

Don Nardo

In the 1930s, photographer Dorothea Lange traveled the American West documenting the experiences of those devastated by the Great Depression. She wanted to use the power of the image to effect political change, but even she could hardly have expected the... (read more)

Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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Louisa May's Battle: How the Civil War Led to "Little Women"

Kathleen Krull

Louisa May Alcott is best known for penning Little Women, but few are aware of the experience that influenced her writing most-her time as a nurse during the Civil War. Caring for soldiers' wounds and writing letters home for them inspired a new realism... (read more)

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