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Deep-Cover Spies and Double-Crossers of the Cold War
Author: Langston-George, Rebecca
Summary: Explores the lives and daring deeds of spies during the Cold War using photos, original sources, maps, timelines, and little known facts.
Impact: The Story of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Author: Doeden, Matt
Summary: Four airplanes crashed; thousands of people died; and millions more wept. The impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, sent shock waves around the world. Through powerful narrative storytelling, follow the tales of people who experienc...
Massacre in Munich: How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World
Author: Nardo, Don
Summary: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism. The chilling photo of a hooded man peering from a balcony in the Olympic Village would be viewed worldwide as a horrific symbol of global ...
World War I: Why They Fought
Author: Rissman, Rebecca
Summary: Why did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria spark World War I? How did a sinking ship and a telegram convince the United States to join the fight? How did patriotism and brotherhood motivate soldiers in the trenches? From the bat...
World War II: Why They Fought
Author: Marsico, Katie
Summary: Why did the German people follow Adolf Hitler during World War II? Why did the Soviet Union switch sides partway through the war? How did U.S. women and racial minorities hope to use their participation in the war to change society at home? From the ...
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