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The Boy General: The Life and Careers of Francis Channing Barlow
Richard F. Welch.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873388351.  Daedalus Item Code: 42659
 
One of the most successful combat officers in the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War, Francis Channing Barlow had a clean-shaven, youthful appearance that earned him the nickname "the Boy ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125471.  Daedalus Item Code: 49569
 
In this wildly popular tale of an unlikely triumph at the 1936 Olympics, the author of The Indifferent Stars Above and Under a Flaming Sky here gives us the University of Washington ... (Read More)
 
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
 
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416547860.  Daedalus Item Code: 42920
 
As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer Prize–winning No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Doris ... (Read More)
 
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Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125327.  Daedalus Item Code: 49551
 
(Winner of the 2013 New England Book Award for Non-Fiction and a Washington Post Notable Book of 2013) The National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea and ... (Read More)
 
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By the Hand of Providence: How Faith Shaped the American Revolution
Rod Gragg.
Publisher: Howard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596301.  Daedalus Item Code: 36269
 
From the crafting of the Declaration of Independence to the signing of the peace treaty with Britain, this follow-up to Rod Gragg's George Washington Book Prize nominee Forged in Faith sheds ... (Read More)
 
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The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Franklin
Carla Mulford, ed.
Publisher: Cambridge.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780521691864.  Daedalus Item Code: 31659
 
Entertaining and historically detailed, this book addresses several themes in the study of Benjamin Franklin and his writings, while also showing Franklin in conversation with his British and ... (Read More)
 
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Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties
David Wallace.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762780150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41863
 
In the same absorbing style of his Lost Hollywood, David Wallace here presents the personalities and events that he argues made Prohibition-era New York City the cultural and financial capital ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
 
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War Prisons
William B. Hesseltine, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873381291.  Daedalus Item Code: 42660
 
For all the scholarship and popular writing devoted to the American Civil War, the topic of prisoner-of-war camps, seemingly more than any other, retains the essence of horror and passion that ... (Read More)
 
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