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Reading history books challenges us to question what we think we know about the world. Books on historical events contain important information about the events that shaped who we are today, where we come from and the dynamics that have evolved over time. Reading books on historical figures helps us learn more about the powerful people who shaped our society, our history, and the world we live in today. From historical nonfiction, we have the chance to learn about important events and people that might not have been discussed in school. World history books are great for helping us explore parts of the world that we’ve never been to and learning about the events that shaped the places we want to visit. Historical novels offer an especially unique view on what the world was like at a given place and time in our history.

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Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away Bill Bryson 076790382X 9780767903820 After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (h Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

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Decision Points George W. Bush 0307590615 9780307590619 President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life. Decision Pointsis the extraordinary account of Americarsquo;s 43rd president. Shattering the conven Decision Points

George W. Bush  Hardcover

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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy Carlos Eire 0743246411 9780743246415 Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban. In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba -- exiled from his family, his country, and his own Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Adeline Yen Mah 0767903579 9780767903578 Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 Stephen E. Ambrose 0743203178 9780743203173 Nothing Like It in the Worldgives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Ishmael Beah 0374105235 9780374105235 My new friends have begun to suspect I havent told them the full story of my life. Why did you leave Sierra Leone? Because there is a war. You mean, you saw people runnin A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Ishmael Beah (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Theodore Rex Edmund Morris 0812966007 9780812966008 Theodore Rexis the storynever fully told beforeof Theodore Roosevelts two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, TR suc Theodore Rex

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The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression Amity Shlaes 0060936428 9780060936426 In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nations most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. Sh The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend Laura Hillenbrand 0449005615 9780449005613 Seabiscuit: An American Legend   Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Laura Hillenbrand  Paperback

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Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times Donald T. Phillips 0446394599 9780446394598 Lincoln on Leadership is the first book to examine Abraham Lincolns diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied to todays complex wor Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln Doris Kearns Goodwin 0743270754 9780743270755 On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin  Paperback

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