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Triangle : the fire that changed America book Triangle : the fire that changed America

Von Drehle, Dave.
974.7104 VON DRE

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.



Turn me loose : the unghosting of Medgar Evers : poems book Turn me loose : the unghosting of Medgar Evers : poems

Walker, Frank X., 1961- author.
811.6 WALKER

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.



Code name Verity Teen Book Code name Verity

Wein, Elizabeth.
TEEN WEIN

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 book Alif the unseen

Wilson, G. Willow, 1982-
FIC WILSON

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.



The watch that ends the night : voices from the Titanic Teen Book The watch that ends the night : voices from the Titanic

Wolf, Allan.
TEEN WOLF

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 book A people's history of the United States, 1492-present

Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010.
973 ZINN

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.



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