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Author: Albert Marrin
Release Date: March 30, 2021
From National Book Award Finalist and Sibert Honor Author Albert Marrin, a timely examination of Red Scares in the United States, including the Rosenbergs, the Hollywood Ten and the McCarthy era.In twentieth century America, no power--and no threat--...
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Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
From award-winning author Karen Blumenthal, comes a deep and passionate look at the riveting history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States.Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for wome...
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Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
The fascinating and topical nonfiction story of how one gun changed American courtrooms, streets, and homes, told for a YA audience by award-winning author Karen BlumenthalJohn Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing ...
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Author: Karen Blumenthal | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 25, 2020
Filled with anecdotes and portraits of unique characters from the era, this fascinating audiobook by an award-winning author looks at the rise and fall of the disastrous social experiment known as Prohibition.It began with the best of intentions. Wor...
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Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Vikas Adam
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.Thirty-five years ago, it was a modern-day, mysterious plague. Its earliest victims were mostly gay men, some of the most marginalized people in the coun...
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Author: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen | Narrator: Helen Stern
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Up Close: Jane Goodall by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Up Close: Thurgood Marshall by Chris Crowe A trailblazing scientist made famous by her favorite primates.Jane Goodall will forever be linked with the chimpanzees that she's studied for over fifty year...
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Author: Chris Crowe | Narrator: Victor Bevine
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Revised and updated with new information, this Jane Adams award winner is an in-depth examination of the Emmett Till murder case, a catalyst of the Civil Rights Movement.  The kidnapping and violent murder of fourteen-year-old Emmett Till in 195...
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Author: Elizabeth Partridge | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 10, 2018
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be kil...
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Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: Jim Frangione
Release Date: January 09, 2018
From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and its chilling and timely resemblance to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.In spring of 1918, World War I was unde...
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Author: Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley | Narrator: Damaras Obi
Release Date: May 02, 2017
A memoir of the Civil Rights Movement from one of its youngest heroes A Sibert Informational Book Medal Honor BookKirkus Best Books of 2015Booklist Editors' Choice 2015BCCB Blue Ribbon 2015As the youngest marcher in the 1965 voting rig...
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Author: Albert Marrin | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: October 25, 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Booklist Editor's ChoiceOn the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II— from National Book Aw...
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Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Tim Federle
Release Date: May 05, 2015
That’s the Stonewall.The Stonewall Inn.Pay attention.History walks through that door.In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People went to jail, los...
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