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The Johnstown Flood. Everyone should read this book. It is amazing. It will also make you feel like a smartypants because it's nonfiction. Enjoy.

The Johnstown Flood David McCullough again creates a narrative from the bits and pieces of history, the record of people who lived and died during the event.

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time  The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W....

The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books) by [Tuchman, Barbara W.

26 books that almost won a Pulitzer award, including fiction and nonfiction books.

26 Great Books That Almost Won a Pulitzer

This list includes 26 fiction and nonfiction novels that almost won the Pulitzer Prize, including titles by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Annie Proulx and more.

READ: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson (Current Best Seller)

10 Nonfiction Books That Will Define the Conversation in 2015

Killing Lincoln - Great Read

Killing Lincoln : the shocking assassination that changed America forever by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. Describes the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the hunt to track down John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices.

"In the years leading up to & after the Second World War thousands of women left school at fourteen to work in the bustling factories of London’s East End. Despite long hours, hard & often hazardous work, factory life afforded exciting opportunities for independence, friendship & romance. Of all the factories that lined the docks, it was at Tate & Lyle’s where you could earn the most generous wages & enjoy the best social life, and it was here where The Sugar Girls worked." #nonfiction

"In the years leading up to & after the Second World War thousands of women left school at fourteen to work in the bustling factories of London’s East End. Despite long hours, hard & often hazardous work, factory life afforded exciting opportunities for i

Jars+of+Hope:+How+One+Woman+Helped+Save+2,500+Children+During+the+Holocaust+on+www.amightygirl.com

Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save Children During the Holocaust Written by Jennifer Roy Illustrated by Meg Owenson Capstone Press 32 pages Age “Amid the horrors of World War II, Polish social worker Irena Sendler worked in the Warsaw Ghetto for…

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General

Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

That's not in my american history book - The history we weren't taught in school - sounds interesting!

That's not in my american history book - The history we weren't taught in school - sounds interesting! ~Via Nakeshia Williams

Aftermath of the Johnstown (PA) flood, 1889.

Johnstown Flood - The first major disaster relief effor by the new American Red Cross led by Clara Barton.

LDS Fiction: The Orphan Keeper by Jennie Hansen | Meridian Magazine - LDSmag.com | Once in awhile a novel comes along that leaves an indelible mark on the reader's heart. The Orphan Keeper by Camron Wright is that kind of book. Those who read his award winning The Rent Collector will be anxious to pick up this one. They won't be disappointed.

The Orphan Keeper Camron Wright Chellamuthu's life is completely changed when he's kidnapped and sold to an orphanage.

The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer By Roseanne Montillo

Book 85 The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer, Roseanne Montillo

A Must

What Remains - Carole Radziwill was married to JFK Jr's cousin. First hand account of her terrible loss dealing with her husband's illness and JFK Jr and Carolyn Bisett Kennedy's courtship and lives cut short - worth reading