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Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War - At times hilarious, strange, sad, and disturbing, this is a great read. A peek into the "South will rise again mentality."

Confederates in the Attic - Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War by Tony Horwitz. I have read this, and highly recommend it to those who want to know how far the "cause" was embedded in the south.

Charlotte's Web by E. B. White - "She was in a class by herself. It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both."

67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10

One of my fav childhood books! 67 books to read to your kids before they turn 10 great list

The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Hardcover)By Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet in Heaven. I've read this once and it is easily one of the best books i've read.

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1974 Newberry Award winner,The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox, is an unforgettable tale of a young boys unwanted view of the horrible truth aboard a slave ship! This book is eye opening and terrible, and well worth the read.

"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect."

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“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect." - The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka

Great book

Gods and Generals by Jeff Shaara -- Probably one of the best books you will ever read on the Civil War. If you like it, then continue on with Killer Angels

Wild at Heart : Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, John Eldredge

Wild at Heart Revised & Updated

Wild at Heart Revised and Updated: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul Wild at Heart Discovering the Secret of a Man s Soul

A Woman in Berlin. Book review at link. One of the most intense books about the Soviet takeover of Berlin as seen through a woman's eyes. Incredible story.

A Woman in Berlin. One of the most intense books about the Soviet takeover of Berlin as seen through a woman's eyes.

This Republic of Suffering : Death and the American Civil War http://library.sjeccd.edu/record=b1152890~S3

Historian Drew Gilpin Faust writes that Civil War deaths — both their number and their manner — transformed America. Her new book is This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War.

L. Frank. Baum. The Life and Aventures of Santa Claus. Illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark. (Indianapolis: Bowen Merrill Company, 1902).

Frank Baum's 'The Life and Aventures of Santa Claus,' illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark, 1902

Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock's huge adventures have been thrilling children young and old for fifty years--and their appeal is as strong as ever in these handsome new paperback packages. While the

"The Borrowers Afloat" by Mary Norton. I think this is my favourite borrowers' book. Living in a tea kettle, floating down a stream with thrills, spills, and adventures aplenty!

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan [audiobook CD]. National Book Award, 2006.

The Audiobook (CD) of the The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan, Patrick Lawlor

So many of us are fascinated by the Battle of Gettysburg. The author shows the history from the average citizen’s viewpoint. Townspeople experienced the battle in a unique way. Unless they chose to…

When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg by George Sheldon

When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg George Sheldon Civil War Gettysburg

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