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    Death in the Air

    Death in the Air

    Kate Winkler Dawson

    A real-life thriller in the vein of The Devil in the White City, Kate Winkler Dawson's debut Death in the Air is a gripping, historical narrative of a serial killer, an environmental disaster, and an iconic city struggling to regain its footing. London was still recovering from the devastation of…

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  • Night of the Assassins

    Night of the Assassins

    Howard Blum

    "A truly thrilling expose of the previously unknown Nazi assassination plot that could have changed history." — Edward Jay Epstein, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassination ChroniclesThe New York Times bestselling author returns with a tale as riveting and suspenseful as any thriller: the true story of the…

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  • Medicine Women

    Medicine Women

    Jim Kristofic

    After the Indian wars, many Americans still believed that the only good Indian was a dead Indian. But at Ganado Mission in the Navajo country of northern Arizona, a group of missionaries and doctors—who cared less about saving souls and more about saving lives—chose a different way and persuaded the…

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  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth

    Kevin P. Winn

    The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Juneteenth explores the history around the celebration in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing…

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  • The Trident

    The Trident

    Jason Redman

    Navy SEAL and author of Overcome Jason Redman's highly-charged account of his combat missions in Iraq and his miraculous recovery from wounds that might have killed him—if it were not for his grit and the devotion of his wife and family Decorated Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman served his country…

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  • The Woman They Could Not Silence

    The Woman They Could Not Silence

    Kate Moore

    From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman hero whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.1860: As the clash…

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  • Napoleon's Buttons

    Napoleon's Buttons

    Jay Burreson

    Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history. These molecules provided the impetus for early exploration, and made possible the voyages of discovery that ensued. The molecules resulted in grand feats of engineering and spurred advances in medicine and…

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