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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn  on www.amightygirl.com  I love my ugly cries with this book..Francie is my hero....

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith. I loved this book as a teen and loved it again as a middle-aged adult. It is the coming of age story of a young girl growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early

The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

The Great Influenza, by John Barry. This amazing book includes the history of medicine, virology, politics and war. The flu epidemic of 1918 is something everyone should know about. This will give you the facts in a beautifully-written style.

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Official website of New York Times best-selling author Laurence Bergreen.

Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn.

Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide / Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.

fire and rain: the beatles, simon & garfunkel, james taylor, csny and the lost story of 1970 by david browne

Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970 by David Browne

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy): Michael Shaara: Books. Recommended for entry level Marine officers (OCS Candidates - Midshipmen)

A Memoir of Family: Extraordinary, Ordinary People ~ Autobiography of Condoleezza Rice ~ 66th United States Secretary of State. National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush.

A Memoir of Family: Extraordinary, Ordinary People ~ Autobiography of Condoleezza Rice ~ United States Secretary of State. National Security Advisor to President George W.

Early chapter books

20 Classic Chapter Books for year olds. Introduce chapter books to your young children with these twenty classic titles.

Millionaire: The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance BY Janet Gleeson

Millionaire: The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance BY Janet Gleeson

Possibly my favorite all time story for young children, with beautiful classic illustrations to match.

A childhood favorite and Caldecott Medal winner, "Make Way for Ducklings" is the classic story about a mother duck who is sure that the pond in the Boston Public Garden is the perfect home for her family - the problem is how to get there!

I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America): I've Got to Make My Livin'

I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America): I've Got to Make My Livin'

I am a bit of a true crime junkie. This was particularly enjoyable because it described the origins of modern policing. A guilty pleasure without the guilt!

Recounts both the birth of the modern detective (in fiction and in practical use) and the death of the innocence of the Victorian family.

Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris -- Very good True Crime story set in World War II Paris, France!

Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris -- Very good True Crime story set in World War II Paris, France!

Edmund de Waal, artist and a craftsman, tells the story of his family through works of art. The Hare With Amber Eyes is a netsuke, a small Japanese carving, and Edmund de Waal makes this hare the start point of an exploration of his family.

Den knytter sammen tre tilsynelatende ikke-relaterte historier, den første om Charles Ephrussi sitt liv som samler i Paris, den annen om tyskernes forferdelige innmarsj i Wien, og til sist Iggy sitt liv i Japan. Man fornemmer De Waals respekt og kjærlighet for disse menneskene underveis.  http://hardulest.com/
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