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Geography

    Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Scholastic Focus)

    Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Scholastic Focus)

    Olson, Tod

    This fast-paced, three-part narrative takes readers on three expeditions over 15 years to K2, one of the deadliest mountains on Earth. Roped together, these teams of men face perilously high altitudes and battering storms in hopes of reaching the summit. As each expedition sets out, they carve new paths along…

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  • Race of Aces

    Race of Aces

    John R. Bruning

    "Brings you into the cockpit of the lethal, fast-paced world of fighter pilots...Fascinating." — Sara Vladic"Extraordinary...A must-read." — US Navy Captain Dan Pedersen"A heart-pounding narrative of the courage, sacrifice, and tragedy of America's elite fighter pilots." — James M. Scott"Vivid and gripping...Confirms Bruning's status as the premier war historian of…

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  • Leningrad

    Leningrad

    W. Chales de Beaulieu

    Translated into English for the first time: A personal account of Operation Barbarossa by the Panzer Group 4 chief of general staff. When Operation Barbarossa launched, Army Group North was tasked with the operational objective of Leningrad. But between them and the city lay eight hundred kilometers of Baltic states,…

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  • Run to the Sound of the Guns

    Run to the Sound of the Guns

    Nicholas Moore

    As part of an elite special operations unit at the fighting edge of the Global War on Terrorism, Nicholas Moore spent over a decade with the US Army's 75th Ranger Regiment on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. In this compelling biography, a detailed narrative of gruelling life on the…

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  • The Last Muslim Conquest

    The Last Muslim Conquest

    Gábor Ágoston

    A monumental work of history that reveals the Ottoman dynasty's important role in the emergence of early modern EuropeThe Ottomans have long been viewed as despots who conquered through sheer military might, and whose dynasty was peripheral to those of Europe. The Last Muslim Conquest transforms our understanding of the…

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  • Irena's Children

    Irena's Children

    Tilar J. Mazzeo

    From New York Times bestselling author Tilar Mazzeo comes the extraordinary and long forgotten story of Irena Sendler—the "female Oskar Schindler"—who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II—now adapted for a younger audience.Irena Sendler was a young Polish woman…

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  • A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

    A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

    Melissa Fleming

    The extraordinary true story of one teen refugee's quest to find a new life—now adapted for young readersA Hope More Powerful Than the Sea tells the story of Doaa Al-Zamel, a Syrian girl whose life was upended in 2011 by her country's brutal civil war. She and her family escape…

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