Profiles 16 courageous female journalists who risked their lives to bring back exclusive stories from the front lines, from World War II broadcaster Sigrid Schultz to Third Army photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White.
Draws on myriad primary sources to illuminate the roles, hardships and daily lives of Native American, European and African women in 17th- and 18th-century Colonial America, profiling such notables as Elizabeth Ashbridge, Anne Bradstreet and Anne Hutchinson.
The award-winning author of Marching to the Mountaintop presents a history of gay tolerance that traces the progression of civil rights for gay citizens and identifies the prejudices and misconceptions that have criminalized homosexual relationships. Simultaneous eBook.
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, a young reader's introduction to the harrowing story traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African-Americans for the vote.
Draws on sensationalized, period newspaper articles to recreate the events of the infamous Borden murders and the trial and acquittal of Lizzie Borden, sorting out fact from fiction to explore Lizzie's story and consider what probably happened. Simultaneous eBook.
An introduction to the Danish Resistance during World War II describes the invasion of Denmark by the Nazis and the determined movement that saved 95 percent of Jewish Dane citizens. Simultaneous eBook.
The Newbery Award-winning and National Book Award finalist author of Bomb presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.
The award-winning author of The Lincolns traces the story of the Russian Revolution, the lives of the Romanov family and the story of their tragic deaths, in an account that draws on primary source materials and includes period photography. Simultaneous eBook.
The award-winning author of The Port Chicago 50 traces the story of how an obscure government analyst exposed two decades of political deception about the Vietnam War in what became known as the Pentagon Papers. Simultaneous eBook.
Describes the conditions in the textile industry in the early twentieth century behind the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company that led to the death of many young women, and explains its impact on the labor movement and on society