Major Battles in U.S. History All About the Battle of Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, Normandy and more

This close-up look at key battles throughout the history of the United States offers engaging anecdotes about those battles and provides historical context for each of them. Each...

Good Enough

Why is the genome of a salamander forty times larger than that of a human? Why does the avocado tree produce a million flowers and only a hundred fruits? Why, in short, is there...

Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects

Dedicated as few men have been to the life of reason, Bertrand Russell has always been concerned with the basic questions to which religion also addresses itself—questions about...

The Invasion of Normandy

Explores the Invasion of Normandy of World War II. Authoritative text, engaging discussion topics, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative...

The Battles of Lexington and Concord

Explores the Battles of Lexington and Concord of the American Revolution. Authoritative text, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an...

The Shattered Lens A War Photographer's True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria

Capturing history was Jonathan Alpeyrie's job, but he never expected to become a news story himself. For a decade, the French American photojournalist weaved in and out of over a...

Everybody Goes to Jimmy's A Suspense Novel

Jimmy Quinn is delivering a bribe for the infamous racketeer Arnold Rothstein when a bomb goes off on Wall Street, killing thirty people and scaring every banker in the city down...

iCompete How My Extraordinary Strategy for Winning Can Be Yours

John Hewitt's no-nonsense personal story will knock you out of your comfort zone and show you how to win in any business you choose. Hewitt has been called annoying, challenging...

The Power of Fifty Bits

Of the ten million bits of information our brains process each second, only fifty bits are devoted to conscious thought. Because our brains are wired to be inattentive, we often...

Understanding Your Grief Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Explaining the important difference between grief and mourning, this book explores every mourner's need to acknowledge death and embrace the pain of loss. Also explored are the...

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