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Triangle : the fire that changed America
In 1911 New York, a fire in a shirtwaist factory staffed mostly by women trapped and killed 123 working there. Von Drehle uses this disaster as the focal point for a history of the rise of unions in the U.S. during this era.
Von Drehle, Dave.
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Turn me loose : the unghosting of Medgar Evers : poems
The tragedy of Evers’s death is revealed through poems in the voice of his widow, brother, the wives of his killer, and the killer himself.
Walker, Frank X., 1961- author.
Code name Verity
The Nazis catch a female spy during World War II in occupied France. To save her life, she slowly reveals her mission and in the process discloses the story of the relationship between herself and her best friend, whose life and mission become entwined with hers in the strong bonds of friendship and trust.
Alif the unseen
In an unnamed Middle Eastern country, computer hacker Alif falls for the wrong girl and runs afoul of her fiancé, the vicious head of state security. The bigger problem is there is only one ally who can save him: a deadly world-weary jinni.
Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-
The watch that ends the night : voices from the Titanic
A retelling of the tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic, from many points of view, including all classes of people on the ship, telegraph messages, and even the iceberg itself.
A people's history of the United States, 1492-present
A comprehensive history of the United States, from the impact of Columbus’s and others’ arrival in the New World through modern times. This is the history that is usually not told, about America’s misuses of African Americans, Native Americans, and other traditionally disenfranchised groups.
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010.