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The dead of an Arctic winter. Whaling ships full of men, stranded in ice. Follow three rescuers in a race against time — and all odds — in this heartpounding true adventure. In 1897, whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was as…read more

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Stories that history forgot… but readers will remember.   “The only thing new in the world,” said Harry S. Truman, “is the history you don't know.” In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler…read more

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The Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show, has been called "a night that changed the course of American culture." More than seventy million television viewers - the largest-ever audience for an entertainment show - watched the Beatles' performance…read more

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Why Did the Whole World Go to War? helps children understand one of the 20th century's most tragic conflicts. It answers their most basic questions, including: What started World War II? How did Hitler take over so many countries so quickly? What happened at…read more

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This is the incredible story of the visionary engineer who built New York City’s first subway. The Secret Subway is the gripping tale of a man whose vision was years ahead of his time; a man whose dream was crushed by the greed and political jockeying for…read more

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy led his nation for little more than a thousand days, yet his presidency is intensely remembered, not merely as a byproduct of his tragic fate. Kennedy steered the nation away from the brink of nuclear war, initiated the first nuclear test…read more

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A “significant historic and literary achievement”: that’s what the Associated Press called Martin W. Sandler’s enthralling Resolute . Now, Sandler returns to the high seas, this time for an in-depth look at the Atlantic, those who sailed…read more

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Experience the race of rails to link the country—and meet the men behind this incredible feat—in a riveting story about the building of the transcontinental railroad, brought to life with archival photos. In the 1850s, gold fever swept the West, but…read more

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Who fired the first shots in the American Civil War? Where were the fiercest battles fought? How did Lincoln free millions of slaves with one document? Acclaimed author Martin Sandler answers all these and other “must-know” questions about the war…read more

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Just after gold fever swept the West?a time when people walked, sailed, or rode horses for months on end to seek their fortune?the question of faster, safer, more reliable transportation between America?s East and West Coasts was posed by lawmakers and national…read more

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From their stern puritan beginnings it took a while for New Englanders to learn to enjoy their leisure time. Here from original glass plate negatives is a pictorial of vintage photographs showing them having fun-âfrom a casual Sunday walk to playing football…read more

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Photography: An Illustrated History is a captivating account of how photography evolved from labor-intensive daguerrotypes in the mid-1800s to one of the most popular hobbies and respected art forms in the world today. Brimming with black-and-white and color…read more