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Ship Ablaze by Edward T. O’Donnell

“Dramatic and compelling” (Clive Cussler): In 1904, a steamboat caught fire within sight of New York City’s shore, claiming over 1,000 lives. Capturing the depth of the tragedy and the resilience of a community, this moving history offers “a fascinating window into an era” (Publishers Weekly).

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Fatal Rivalry by George Goodwin

This “fresh and provocative take on the intertwined histories of Tudor England and Stuart Scotland” (Publishers Weekly) describes the vicious royal rivalry that resulted in an infamous clash at Flodden Field. “A swift, enjoyable treatment of one of the most significant battles of the period” (Kirkus Reviews).

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Railroaded by Richard White

A Pulitzer Prize finalist from a #1 New York Times bestselling author: The epic story of America’s transcontinental railroads comes alive in “a powerful book, crowded with telling details and shrewd observations” (The New York Times Book Review).

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My Train to Freedom by Ivan Backer

In 1939, 10-year-old Ivan Backer fled Nazi persecution aboard a Kindertransport train, leaving behind everything he knew. This breathtaking memoir recounts his harrowing journey to freedom, which influenced his life’s work as an advocate for peace and justice.

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Jerusalem by Karen Armstrong

From a New York Times bestselling author: Experience the story of Jerusalem, birthplace of three major world religions. This “splendid” book (Publishers Weekly) offers “the best serious, accessible history of the most spiritually important city in the world” (The Baltimore Sun).

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Tisha by Robert Specht

In 1927, young schoolteacher Anne Hobbs braved the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness — and bridged a long-standing cultural gap with respect, perseverance, and courage. A moving true story with over 1,600 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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Bad Girls Throughout History by Ann Shen

From Cleopatra to Marie Curie to Harriet Tubman, bold and innovative women have challenged the status quo since the beginning of time. In this captivating guide, learn about the lives and accomplishments of 100 incredible figures from around the world.

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Venice: A History by John Davis

What began as an unlikely lagoon transformed into a maritime empire, and then into a dazzling reminder of a bygone age. Witness the rise and decline of one of the most beautiful cities in the world in this captivating history of Venice.

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The Taj Mahal by John David Cooper

Besides being an architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal serves as a symbol of the epic love between a 17th-century emperor and his queen — as well as the subsequent rise and fall of the Moghul dynasty. Learn the saga behind the world-renowned treasure!

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Versailles: A History by Robert B. Abrams

For a hundred years prior to the French Revolution, Versailles was the seat of power in France, bearing witness to numerous monumental events. Dive into a complete history of one of the world’s most breathtaking palaces and the people who lived there.

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American Heritage History of the Confident Years by Francis Russell

From a New York Times bestselling historian: This masterful work illuminates the dramatic rise of the United States as a political and economic power — from the end of the Civil War to the outbreak of World War I.

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The Romanovs by Ian Grey

A New York Times bestseller: The Romanov family ruled Russia for over 300 years, towering over their country and fascinating those outside it. This brilliant account chronicles their tumultuous reign and examines the brutality, luxury, and intrigue of the empire.

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American Heritage History of the Great West by David Lavender

From an award-winning author comes an in-depth chronicle of America’s great migration across the vast, untamed West. An essential read for US history enthusiasts!

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Revolutionary Medicine by Jeanne E. Abrams

“Readable and eye-opening” (The Wall Street Journal): In the early days of our nation, illnesses like smallpox were common and deadly. This engaging history traces the practice and progress of medicine in the 18th century through the lens of the Founding Fathers. “Engaging” (Publishers Weekly).

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