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Young Adult Nonfiction - History - Military & Wars
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Author: K. R. Gaddy
Release Date: January 07, 2020
Photo-illustrated nonfiction, the story of the Edelweiss Pirates, a group of working-class teens who not only survived but resisted the Nazis by whatever means they could, even when they knew it could cost them their lives.Flowers in the Gutter is to...
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Author: Jeff Henigson | Narrator: Jeff Henigson
Release Date: July 02, 2019
An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy's battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children's Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace.It's 1986, and Jeff is an ...
Author: Elizabeth Partridge | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 10, 2018
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be kil...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: September 22, 2015
From Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of The Port Chicago 50 and Bomb comes a tense, exciting exploration of what the Times deemed "the greatest story of the century": how Daniel Ellsberg transformed from obscure government analyst into "the ...
Author: Laura Hillenbrand | Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Release Date: November 11, 2014
In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian's courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy terri...
Author: Russell Freedman | Narrator: Zach McLarty
Release Date: July 27, 2010
Nonfiction master Russell Freedman illuminates for young readers the complex and rarely discussed subject of World War I. The tangled relationships and alliances of many nations, the introduction of modern weaponry, and top-level military decisions t...