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      The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men

      by Robert M. Edsel

      Apr 2019

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      In Europe during World War II, these eleven dedicated “museum curators, art scholars, architects, and archivists” were among the many people who risked their lives to locate and save cherished cultural objects and works of art stolen by the Nazis.
      Cast of characters. About the Monuments Men. Glossary. Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs, maps, and reproductions.

      Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow

      by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

      Mar 2019

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      A renowned Harvard scholar presents new revelations, insights, and real-life accounts about one of the "most pivotal yet least understood chapters in American history."

      Selected sources. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America

      by Gail Jarrow

      Feb 2019

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      On October 30, 1938, thousands of Americans heard H. G. Wells's infamous War of the Worlds broadcast and at first panicked, thinking that aliens had invaded Earth. The angry public’s reaction sparked a national discussion about fake news, propaganda, and the role of radio.

      Something Rotten : A Fresh Look at Roadkill

      by Heather L. Montgomery

      Jan 2019

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      From biologists who use Tasmanian devil corpses to investigate cancer cures to a restaurant that serves animal remnants, here is a thoroughly gross and compelling look at scientific, artistic, and culinary uses of roadkill. Author’s note. Further reading. Suggestions and instructions for science experiments. Online resources. Annotated bibliography. Index. Black-and-white illustrations.

      Fakers: An Insider's Guide to Cons, Hoaxes, and Scams

      by H. P. Wood

      Dec 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Throughout history and across the globe, scams have run rampant. Some con artists do it for fun, others for profit…and every once in a while, a faker saves the world.

      Further reading. Source notes. Quotation sources. Index. Full-color illustrations done in traditional and digital media. Full-color and black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

      Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything

      by Martin W. Sandler

      Nov 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      In 1968, America was desperate to catch up to the Soviets in the Space Race. NASA'S answer: the groundbreaking Apollo 8 Mission.

      More about Apollo 8’s crew. Source notes. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs.

      D-Day: The World War II Invasion That Changed History

      by Deborah Hopkinson

      Oct 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      D-Day was the largest military invasion in history. But "despite careful, meticulous preparations, long months of training, and the sharpest military minds in the world, nothing about D-Day was certain." World War II time line. Glossary. List of key people. Online resources. Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs, maps, and reproductions.

      Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species: Young Reader's Edition

      by Rebecca Stefoff

      Oct 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Charles Darwin’s famous theory of natural selection shook the world of science to its core, challenging centuries of orthodox beliefs about life itself. Darwin’s boundary-shattering treatise was captured in On the Origin of Species, originally published in 1859, a groundbreaking and detailed study on ecological interrelatedness, the complexity of animal and plant life, and the realities of evolution.
      This Young Reader’s Edition makes Darwin’s cornerstone of modern science accessible to readers of all ages. Meticulously curated to honor Darwin’s original text, this compelling edition also provides contemporary insight, photographs, illustrations, and more. This adaptation is a must-have for any reader with a curious mind and the desire to explore one of the most influential books of our time.
      Glossary. Further information. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs, illustrations, and reproductions.

      To Pluto & Beyond: The Amazing Voyage of New Horizons

      by Elaine Scott

      Sep 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      About the size of a piano, and using no more energy than a lightbulb, New Horizons has already traveled three billion miles to Pluto. It is continuing on to the Kuiper Belt, the farthest reaches of our solar system.Further reading. Index. Full-color photographs and illustrations.

      The Orca Scientists

      by Kim Perez Valice

      Sep 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Follow the scientists working in the Pacific Northwest to learn about the orca whale population there, as they race to save these remarkable mammals from extinction.

      How to get involved. Glossary. Selected bibliography and sources. Author’s note. Index. Black-and-white and full-color photographs and digital illustrations.

      More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War

      by Kenneth C. Davis

      Aug 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Told through the stories and voices of people caught in the vast epidemic, this narrative explores how the Spanish Influenza transformed theworld.

      Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Double-Crossers Who Changed History

      by Brianna DuMont

      Jul 2018

      Nonfiction Middle Plus

      Out of stock
      Learn how much our world owes to miscreants through the tales of twelve troublemakers including Catherine the Great, Boss Tweed, and Thomas Edison.
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