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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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Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs) by Frank McCourt 0684874350 9780684874357 Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs)

Frank McCourt  Hardcover

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill OReillys Killing Series) by Bill OReilly, Martin Dugard 0805093079 9780805093070 Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever (Bill OReillys Killing Series)

Bill OReilly, Martin Dugard (Edition: First Edition) Hardcover

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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman 0374292884 9780374292881 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Thomas L. Friedman (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Decision Points by George W. Bush 0307590615 9780307590619 Decision Points

George W. Bush  Hardcover

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Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton 0743222245 9780743222242 Living History

Hillary Rodham Clinton  Hardcover

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Angelas Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt 068484267X 9780684842677 Angelas Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt (Edition: 1st Touchstone Ed., 1999) Paperback

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Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand 0882643266 9780882643267 Tortured for Christ

Richard Wurmbrand (Edition: 30th Anniversary) Paperback

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The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman 0374292795 9780374292799 The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Thomas L. Friedman (Edition: Expanded and Updated) Hardcover

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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand 1400064163 9781400064168 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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The Final Days by Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein 0380311046 9780380311040 The Final Days

Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein  Mass Market Paperback

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The Amateur by Edward Klein 1596987855 9781596987852 The Amateur

Edward Klein  Hardcover

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Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark B0016XQ7LQ B0016XQ7LQ Civilisation: A Personal View

Kenneth Clark (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great by Ben Carson M.D. 0310330912 9780310330912 America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great

Ben Carson M.D.  Paperback

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Under Fire: An American Story by Oliver L. North, William Novak 0060183349 9780060183349 Under Fire: An American Story

Oliver L. North, William Novak (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah 0374105235 9780374105235 A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Ishmael Beah (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Galileos Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel 0140280553 9780140280555 Galileos Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel  Paperback

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The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks 0393326713 9780393326710 The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition)

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks (Edition: First Edition) Paperback

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

Laura Hillenbrand  Paperback

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The Good War : An Oral History of World War Two by Studs Terkel B000HJ7RQO B000HJ7RQO The Good War : An Oral History of World War Two

Studs Terkel (Edition: 4) Hardcover

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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman 0312425074 9780312425074 The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Thomas L. Friedman (Edition: Trade Paperback Edition) Paperback

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Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser 0060838582 9780060838584 Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

Eric Schlosser (Edition: First Harper Perennial Edition) Paperback

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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers 0307387941 9780307387943 Zeitoun

Dave Eggers (Edition: 1 Reprint) Paperback

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Personal History by Katharine Graham 0375701044 9780375701047 Personal History

Katharine Graham  Paperback

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand 0375502912 9780375502910 Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Laura Hillenbrand (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice 0062238868 9780062238863 American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice  Mass Market Paperback

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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America by Erik; Erik Larson (Author) Larson B005AYZQSM B005AYZQSM The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik; Erik Larson (Author) Larson (Edition: 1st Vintage Bks. Ed., 2003) Paperback

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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes 0767900383 9780767900386 Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy

Frances Mayes (Edition: First Edition) Paperback

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Who Was Dr. Seuss? by Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ 0448455854 9780448455853 Who Was Dr. Seuss?

Janet B. Pascal, Who HQ (Edition: Original) Paperback

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A Year By The Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman by Joan Anderson 0767905938 9780767905930 A Year By The Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman

Joan Anderson (Edition: 1st Broadway Books Trade Pbk. Ed) Paperback

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At Dawn We Slept: Untold Story of Pearl Harbor by Gordon W. Prange 0718120906 9780718120900 At Dawn We Slept: Untold Story of Pearl Harbor

Gordon W. Prange  Hardcover

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick 0141001828 9780141001821 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick  Paperback

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A Lawyers Journey: The Morris Dees Story (ABA Biography Series) by Morris Dees, Steve Fiffer 1570739943 9781570739941 A Lawyers Journey: The Morris Dees Story (ABA Biography Series)

Morris Dees, Steve Fiffer (Edition: 392nd) Paperback

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis 0375705244 9780375705243 Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Joseph J. Ellis  Paperback

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang 0385425473 9780385425476 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Jung Chang  Paperback

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Zlatas Diary - A Childs Life In Sarajevo by Zlata Filipovic B001MVJTVM B001MVJTVM Zlatas Diary - A Childs Life In Sarajevo

Zlata Filipovic  Paperback

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Mythology by E. Hamilton (1965 edition) by Edith Hamilton B000P95BKU B000P95BKU Mythology by E. Hamilton (1965 edition)

Edith Hamilton  Paperback

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The March of Folly by Barbara Tuchman B000MXLTTG B000MXLTTG The March of Folly

Barbara Tuchman (Edition: BC) Hardcover

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Double Down: Game Change 2012 by Mark Halperin, John Heilemann 1594204403 9781594204401 Double Down: Game Change 2012

Mark Halperin, John Heilemann  Hardcover

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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah 0767903579 9780767903578 Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

Adeline Yen Mah  Paperback

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. . . If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 by Ann McGovern, Anna DiVito 0590451618 9780590451611 . . . If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620

Ann McGovern, Anna DiVito  Paperback

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Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals, and the Media Refuse to Say by Glenn Beck 1451693478 9781451693478 Cowards: What Politicians, Radicals, and the Media Refuse to Say

Glenn Beck  Hardcover

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A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by Karen Armstrong 0345384563 9780345384560 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Karen Armstrong  Paperback

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Philomena (Movie Tie-In): A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search by Martin Sixsmith 0143124722 9780143124726 Philomena (Movie Tie-In): A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search

Martin Sixsmith  Paperback

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