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All Shook Up: The Life and Death of Elvis Presley

by Barry Denenberg

Born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Aaron Presley was destined to rewrite the history of music almost from the moment he picked up a guitar.

Dear America: When Will This Cruel War Be Over?

by Barry Denenberg

Acclaimed author Barry Denenberg's WHEN WILL THIS CRUEL WAR BE OVER? is now back in print with a gorgeous new package! The peaceful, traditional Southern life that Emma Simpson and her family know is shattered when the Civil War reaches their soil. Soon, Emma's father and brother are called to battle, but her family is confident the South will quickly win the War between the States. As the months drag on, though, the harsh realities of war set in. Death and hardship are all around Emma, and food, medicine, firewood, and ink for her to write in her diary become increasingly scarce as troops from the North march deeper into the South. Finally, even her home is commandeered by the Yankees. Still, with a brave spirit and the knowledge of what is most important, Emma never loses hope that the war will end.

Early Sunday Morning: The Pearl Harbor Diary of Amber Billows (Dear America)

by Barry Denenberg

Diary of Amber Billows from the World War II era. Part of the Dear America series.

Elisabeth: The Princess Bride (The Royal Diaries)

by Barry Denenberg

The whirlwind that is the life of Princess Elisabeth of Austria is explored. A free and impetuous spirit, Elisabeth was chosen at the tender age of 15 (over her older sister) to be the wife of Franz Joseph, Emperor of Austria.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy: America's 35th President

by Barry Denenberg

Straightforward account of the life and short presidency of John F. Kennedy.

The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559 Mirror Lake Internment Camp (My Name is America)

by Barry Denenberg

For almost 11 months in the internment camp, 12-year-old Ben Uchida keeps a journal and he writes, "It never seemed to matter before, but now my face was the face of the enemy".

The Journal of William Thomas Emerson: A Revolutionary War Patriot (My Name Is America)

by Barry Denenberg

Set in Massachusetts, this is the story of a boy surrounded by the politics and violence of war, who becomes a spy for the rebel colonists.

The Life and Times: Atticus of Rome, 30 B. C.

by Barry Denenberg

This first title in a brand-new line of historical fiction brings to life the intrigue of Roman politics and the bloody violence of the gladiator games in this story about ancient Rome and a young boy who is a slave to an aristocrat.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: The Diary of Bess Brennan (Dear America)

by Barry Denenberg

After Bess is blinded in a sledding accident, she must face a frightening, much-altered world at the Perkins School for the Blind in 1932.

Nelson Mandela: No Easy Walk to Freedom

by Barry Denenberg

This powerful biography provides an in-depth look at the man who grew up in a rural village in South Africa under racist apartheid rule-- a regime he ultimately helped overthrow.

One Eye Laughing, The Other Weeping: The Diary Of Julie Weiss, Vienna, Austria To New York, 1938 (Dear America)

by Barry Denenberg

For the first time, a Dear America story is being told in two parts -- complete in one volume! Julie Weiss's world is suddenly torn apart by a war that will forever change the face of humanity. Her life as a privileged Jewish girl quickly becomes one of humiliation and terror. In part two, Julie has left Nazi Austria for New York, where she begins a new life with her extended family who she has never met.

A Revolutionary War Patriot: The Journal of William Thomas Emerson (My Name Is America)

by Barry Denenberg

Set in Massachusetts, this is the story of a boy surrounded by the politics and violence of war, who becomes a spy for the rebel colonists.

Shadow Life: Portrait of Anne Frank and Her Family

by Barry Denenberg

Denenberg presents the complete story of Anne Frank and her family's life, from Frankfurt, Germany, where Anne and Margot were born before the war, up through to their murders at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

So Far from Home: The Diary of Mary Driscoll, An Irish Mill Girl (Dear America)

by Barry Denenberg

Critically acclaimed author Barry Denenberg turns a sharp eye on life for a young Irish immigrant at the Lowell Mill.

Stealing Home: The Story of Jackie Robinson

by Barry Denenberg

Jackie Robinson was a great athlete, but his destiny went far beyond the baseball diamond. As the first black man to play in the all-white baseball leagues, he was a symbol of courage, hope, and unity for all black and white Americans.

The Story of Muhammad Ali: Heavyweight Champion of the World

by Barry Denenberg

Describes the life of the controversial heavyweight fighter, both in and out of the ring.

A True Patriot: The Journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War Patriot

by Barry Denenberg

The Revolutionary War JOURNAL OF WILLIAM THOMAS EMERSON is now in paperback with an exciting repackaging! On an early summer morning in 1774, William Emerson, on the run from his abusive foster parents, awakens to a dusty-faced stranger who has discovered his roadside bed. After hearing the boy's story, Mr. John Wilson--a writer for and organizer of the revolutionary cause--invites Will to accompany him into Boston. From that day forward, Will lives and works at the Seven Stars Tavern, gradually earning the trust of the colonial patriots who spend their time there. Through listening to tavern talk and closely observing Mr. Wilson, Will begins to grasp the importance of the colonial cause. But when conflicts between the citizens of colonial Boston and the British lobsterbacks escalate, Will is confronted with an impossible question--how much is he willing to sacrifice for the revolution and the freedom of his fellow citizens? In the pages of his diary, Will captures the patriotic spirit of the revolutionary period and the camaraderie that comes with fighting for a common cause.

The True Story of J.Edgar Hoover and the FBI

by Barry Denenberg

A biography of the former chief of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, focusing on the FBI's impact on the major law enforcement issues of the 1920s through the early 1970s.

Voices from Vietnam

by Barry Denenberg

The Vietnam War was like no other war, and the era in which it was fought was like no other time. This is the story of the people who lived it, told in their own voices.

When Will This Cruel War Be Over: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson (Dear America)

by Barry Denenberg

A Confederate girl growing up in the South during the Civil War reveals the hardships of southern life as the war tears her family and the nation apart.

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