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Michael Collins: Most Wanted Man

by Vincent McDonnell

?Michael Collins is one of the most famous figures in Irish history. He became the most wanted man in the British Empire, a minister in the first Irish government and Commander-in-Chief of the army. This is...


Men of Steel: Canadian Paratroopers in Normandy, 1944

by Bernd Horn

Men of Steel is the gripping story of some of Canadas toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War and what they did in their finest hours. Through the lens of these gallant paratroopers we glimpse...


Canada Under Attack

by Jennifer Crump

Canadians have been celebrated participants in many conflicts on foreign soils, but most Canadians aren't aware they've also had to defend themselves at home. Jennifer Crump brings to life the battles fought...


The Boy in the Picture: The Craigellachie Kid and the Driving of the Last Spike

by Ray Argyle

Edward Mallandaine had just turned 18 when he left his home to help the Canadian militia fight Louis Riel. He crossed the province as a Royal Mail carrier, following the unfinished stretches of railway before...


Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest

by Douglas Preston & Walter W. Nelson

This new ebook edition of Cities of Gold includes for very first time over 100 never-before-published photographs taken during the author’s epic, thousand mile horseback journey across Arizona and New Mexico....


Battle Cries in the Wilderness: The Struggle for North America in the Seven Years' War

by Bernd Horn

The savage struggle to take control of the North American wilderness during the epic Seven Years' War between France and England is a gripping tale. As the two European powers battled each other for global supremacy,...


Into the Mist: The Story of the Empress of Ireland

by Anne Renaud

From 1906 to 1914, the Empress of Ireland, one of the fastest and most elegant liners of the era, graced the waters of the Atlantic Ocean only to sink in 14 minutes in the St. Lawrence River. Its true legacy,...


Day of the Flying Fox: The True Story of World War II Pilot Charley Fox

by Steve Pitt

Author Steve Pitt examines the life of Canadian World War II pilot Charley Fox, who attacked famed German General Erwin Rommels car and wounded him.


Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead: Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brocks charisma won him respect and propelled him into the significant role he would play in the War of 1812.


To Stand and Fight Together: Richard Pierpoint and the Coloured Corps of Upper Canada

by Steve Pitt

In 1812, Richard Pierpoint helped raise a Corps of Coloured Men that would serve during the War of 1812 and help to quash the Rebellion of 1837.


Hold the Oxo!: A Teenage Soldier Writes Home

by Marion Fargey Brooker

Canada was young. Twenty thousand underage soldiers left their homes to serve in the Great War. Jim, at seventeen, was one of them. His letters home gloss over the horrors of war, focusing on issues of the home...


Champlain: Peacemaker and Explorer

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Samuel de Champlain has long been known as the founder of Quebec and as a tireless explorer. His efforts to establish a colony encountered setbacks in France, and since he was not of the nobility, he was therefore...


School for Barbarians: Education Under the Nazis

by Erika Mann & Thomas Mann

Published in 1938, this well-documented indictment reveals the systematic brainwashing of Germany's youth, involving the alienation of children from parents, promotion of racial superiority, and development...


First Voyage to America: From the Log of the "Santa Maria"

by Christopher Columbus

Fascinating historical document includes Columbus' own words documenting voyage, discouraged crew, landfall in the Bahamas, natives, more. 44 illustrations, some from rare sources. Publisher's note.


The Illustrated Book of Knights

by Jack Coggins

A celebration of all things chivalrous, this fascinating book features 127 colorful pictures of heroic knights, plus captivating true tales of Richard the Lionheart and the legends of Camelot.


Bold Women in Colorado History

by Phyllis J. Perry

Bold Women in Colorado History shares the stories of ten Centennial State women, among them Clara Brown, a former slave who ventured west and remade herself into a respected entrepreneur; Chipeta, a Kiowa Apache...


What Kind of War Was It, Anyhow?

by Nancy Ekberg

In the summer of 1862, Jeremy, a Southern boy, becomes aware that a war is going on. But what kind of war was it? He begins his investigation by asking the people around him. His father explains to him that...


Meet Me in St. Louis: The 1904 St. Louis World's Fair

by Robert Jackson

You are holding a ticket to one of the largest and most magnificent celebrations of all time -- the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair!

For seven months nearly twenty million visitors from around the globe flooded the...


Surviving Hitler

by Andrea Warren

The life-changing story of a young boy’s struggle for survival in a Nazi-run concentration camp, narrated in the voice of Holocaust survivor Jack Mandelbaum.

When twelve-year-old Jack Mandelbaum is separated...


Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects

by Lawrence Kovacs & Farah Rizvi

Revealing legends and legacies, Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization with 25 Projects offers engaging insight into the continent-sprawling ancient Inca culture. The text and activities...