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Young Adult Nonfiction - History - United States
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Author: Sarah Miller |
Release Date: November 08, 2022
From the critically acclaimed author of The Borden Murders comes the thrilling story of Mary Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the US government, for her alleged involvement in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.A dubious distincti...
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ISBN: 9780593609637
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (Young Readers Adaptation) Cover
Author: David Treuer |
Release Date: October 18, 2022
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is a story of Native American resilience and reinvention, adapted for young adults from the adult nonfiction book of the same name.Since the late 1800s, it has been believed that Native American civilization has been wip...
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ISBN: 9780593634257
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Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Angela Dawe
Release Date: March 29, 2022
How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child...and why? And how did their brilliant lawyer save them from the death penalty in 1920s Chicago? Written by a prolific master of narrative nonfiction, this is a compulsively readable true-crime ...
Author: Erica Martin | Narrator: Erica Martin
Release Date: February 01, 2022
A powerful, impactful, eye-opening journey that explores through the Civil Rights Movement in 1950s-1960s America in spare and evocative verse.In stunning verse, Erica Martin's debut poetry collection walks readers through the Civil Rights Movement&m...
Author: Kekla Magoon | Narrator: Tyla Collier
Release Date: November 23, 2021
With passion and precision, Kekla Magoon relays an essential account of the Black Panthers—as militant revolutionaries and as human rights advocates working to defend and protect their community.In this comprehensive, inspiring, and all-too-rel...
Author: Sarah Miller | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: April 27, 2021
From the author of The Miracle & Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets and The Borden Murders comes the absorbing and compulsively readable story of Violet and Daisy Hilton, conjoined twins who were the sensation of the US sideshow circuits in the 19...
Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: March 30, 2021
From National Book Award Finalist and Sibert Honor Author Albert Marrin, a timely examination of Red Scares in the United States, including the Rosenbergs, the Hollywood Ten and the McCarthy era.In twentieth century America, no power--and no threat--...
Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
From award-winning author Karen Blumenthal, comes a deep and passionate look at the riveting history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States.Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for wome...
Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
An accessible, exciting biography of the most powerful woman in the USA. First . . . student commencement speaker at WellesleyFirst . . . woman to become full partner at Rose Law FirmFirst . . . Lady of the United StatesFirst . . . First Lady to hol...
Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
The fascinating and topical nonfiction story of how one gun changed American courtrooms, streets, and homes, told for a YA audience by award-winning author Karen BlumenthalJohn Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing ...
Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
Filled with anecdotes and portraits of unique characters from the era, this fascinating audiobook by an award-winning author looks at the rise and fall of the disastrous social experiment known as Prohibition.It began with the best of intentions. Wor...
Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: February 11, 2020
WINNER OF THE 2021 YALSA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS! SIX STARRED REVIEWS!Discover the dark side of Charles Lindbergh--one of America's most celebrated heroes and complicated men--in this riveting biography from the accla...