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A Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger by Paul Finkelman
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Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery by Peter C. Mancall
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Even though this was probably intended as more of reference book, I found these travel narratives quite entertaining.
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Cracker! by Cynthia Kadohata
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Despite the unappealing cover and somewhat corny title, Cracker! took a hold of my heart and wouldn't let go. Cracker, a German Shepherd trained to sniff out bombs and traps in the jungles of Vietnam, and Rick Hanski, her handler, learn to work as a ...more
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Countdown by Deborah Wiles
Countdown
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Heavens to Murgatroyd! Being twelve can be tough! Franny feels virtually invisible. Her history teacher repeatedly passes her by when it's her turn to read. Her college-aged sister leaves for a week without bothering to tell her why. And the boy-of-h ...more
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Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
Brooklyn
by Colm Tóibín
read in March, 2010
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Set in the 1950's, Brooklyn is the story of an intelligent but otherwise ordinary young girl, Eilis, who emigrates from Ireland to Brooklyn for a better job, with a strong nudge from both her mother and sister. She experiences homesickness and depres ...more
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The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker
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The End of Power by Moisés Naím
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Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson
Steelheart (Reckoners, #1)
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read in January, 2015
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The New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741 by Serena R. Zabin
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The New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741 by Serena R. Zabin
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