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Say the Name: A Survivor's Tale in Prose and Poetry

by Judith Sherman & Davíd| Carrasco

The experiences of a fourteen-year-old girl imprisoned in the Ravensbruck concentration camp during World War II. Illustrated with drawings made secretly by other camp inhabitants.


Testament Of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years 1900-1925

by Vera Brittain

In 1914 Vera Brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable...


The Wives of Henry VIII

by Antonia Fraser

The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. ....


Boy Soldier and Beyond

by Alan Brown

From his humble beginnings as a raw recruit aged 15 to his departure from the army aged 27 and a fully qualified Helicopter Air Gunner/Pilot, Alan Brown recounts anecdotes and tales from his life as a soldier...


A Song of Their Own: The Fight For Votes For Women in Ipswich

by Joy Bounds

What did women from the Ipswich area have to do with getting the vote? Surely it was only in London that suffragettes chained themselves to railings, held enormous processions, went to prison, and burnt down...


The Giant of the French Revolution: Danton, A Life

by David Lawday

One of the Western world’s most epic uprisings, the French Revolution ended a monarchy that had ruled for almost a thousand years. George-Jacques Danton was the driving force behind it. In the first biography...


Cromwell

by Antonia Fraser

In Cromwell, award-winning biographer Antonia Fraser tells of one of England's most celebrated and controversial figures, often misunderstood and demonized as a puritanical zealot. Oliver Cromwell rose from...


Abraham Lincoln

by Abraham Lincoln & Jr. William B. Jones

Abraham Lincoln, also known as "Honest Abe", was one of America's most prolific presidents, frontiersman, and statesman, known best as the man who freed the slaves. Before his heroic stand against slavery and...


The Roughrider

by Theodore Roosevelt & Jr. William B. Jones

Follow the "Bigger than Life" American  hero Theodore Roosevelt from his birth in New York City to Harvard graduate, to rancher, to organizer of a volunteer regiment-The Rough Riders in the war with Spain,...


The Ten Commandments

by Lorenz Graham & Jr. William B. Jones

This special edition presents the complete story of Moses and his struggle to free the Israelites from the tyranny of the Pharoah. Includes: "Oppression of Egypt," "Early Life of Moses," "God Calls Moses," "The...


Story of Jesus

by Lorenz Graham & Jr. William B. Jones

Specially retold for young children this is the story of Jesus. It adheres closely to the biblical version with two levels of text to help children just beginning to read. It features the Christmas story, the...


Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin & Jr. William B. Jones

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician,...


Life of Mary Jemison: White Woman of the Genesee

by James E Seaver

Taken captive at the early age of thirteen by Seneca Indians, Mary Jemison was trained in the wilderness to the ordinary duties of the Indian female. Embedded with the sentiments and lifestyle of the Seneca's...


Sylvia, Queen of the Headhunters

by Philip Eade

THE EXTRAORDINARY TALE OF SYLVIA BROOKE, THE LAST WHITE RULER OF THE JUNGLE KINGDOM OF BORNEO

Sylvia Brooke was one of the more exotic and outrageous figures of the twentieth century. Otherwise known as the Ranee...


From Prison to Praise

by Sonja G Brown

Prison to Praise is a book about a young lady being "down and out", on drugs and counted out. However, through God her life is turned completely around. She come out of prison-begin to minister to others and...


William Wallace: The Man and the Myth

by Chris Brown

William Wallace of Elderslie, younger son of a country knight, came to fame through his active opposition to the aggressive imperialism of England's King Edward I. From political and social obscurity he seized...


B R Ambedkar

by Payal Kapadia

The story of the father of the Indian Constitution Born in April 1891into a poor Mahar family, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was a victim of caste discrimination for most of his early life. And while India struggled...


Kanshiram

by Badri Narayan

Venerated as a dalit icon, Kanshiram (1934–2006) is regarded as being next only to Ambedkar today. This book illuminates his journey, from the early years in rural Punjab and with Ambedkarites in Pune, to...


Rutherford B. Hayes

by Hans Trefousse & Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

A leader of the Reconstruction era, whose contested election eerily parallels the election debacle of 2000

The disputed election of 1876 between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel Tilden, in which Congress set up...


King Hui: The Man Who Owned All the Opium in Hong Kong

by Jonathan Chamberlain

Some periods in history are best illuminated by the stories of the people who lived through them. This is one such story ? the bizarre but true account of Peter Hui, a man involved with scandal, corruption,...