Sr. High Nonfiction

Dreadful Fates: What a Shocking Way to Go!

This book is full of very short descriptions of unusual ways that people died or things that happened to their bodies or part of their bodies afterward. It is actually kind of surprising that there are enough accounts to print 6-8 on each page of this 108 page book. And they are interesting. Did you …

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Lincoln’s Flying Spies: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps

For two years duriing the Civil War, a corps of balloonists led by Thaddeus Lowe spied on the Confederate Army. Lincoln’s Flying Spies tells the exciting story of Lowe’s efforts to organize the balloon corps and provide valuable intelligence to the Union Army. Using Civil War photographs and primary sources, Jarrow reveals the dangers, personality …

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The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims’ New World is a great book for those who want to know the background of the Plymouth settlement and what happened after the “First Thanksgiving.” How the Pilgrims came to America and the difficulties they faced continued long after their initial landing in New England and, unlike others who tried …

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