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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Lee, Harper

To Kill a Mockingbird follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus--three years punctuated by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman.

Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War

by Donald, David Herbert

In a period when senators exercised more influence than presidents, Senator Charles Sumner was one of the most powerful forces in the American government. His uncompromising moral standards made him a lightning rod in an era fraught with conflict.


Advise and Consent

by Drury, Allen

The United States Senate reacts to the nomination of Robert Leffingwell, a former Communist Party member, as United States Secrety of State. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.


The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters

by Taylor, Robert Lewis

Enjoyed by millions since its first publication in 1959, The Travels Of Jaimie McPheeters is the lively story of a 13-year-old boy's adventures on a journey across America in 1849.


A Death in the Family

by Agee, James

This Pulitzer Prize winning novel is about Jay Follett, a loving husband and father, and his wife, whose hopes are dashed in a tragic accident.


Profiles in Courage

by Kennedy, John Fitzgerald

Examples of political courage on the part of eight Senators and some others who did what they thought was right despite opposition, approbation, and loss of political futures.



by Kantor, Mackinlay

"The greatest of our Civil War novels. "-The New York Times. The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.


A Fable

by Faulkner, William

From the inside flap An allegorical story of World War I set in the trenches in France and dealing ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment.

Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History

by Horgan, Paul

With the skill of a novelist, and the love of a long-time resident, Paul Horgan describes the Rio Grande, its role in human history, and the overlapping cultures that have grown up alongside it or entered into conflict over the land it traverses.


Bruce Catton's Civil War Trilogy: Mr. Lincoln's War, Glory Road, A Stillness at Appomattox

by Catton, Bruce

Thorough overview of the Civil War and related matters.


The Old Man and the Sea

by Hemingway, Ernest

An old fisherman goes to sea one last time to catch the greatest fish of his life.


The Caine Mutiny

by Wouk, Herman

The story is told through the eyes of Willie Keith and has two plots. The central plot is Willie's life in the Navy. The story shows Willie's transformation from a lazy officer to the efficient and competent, last captain of the Caine.

The Uprooted (2nd edition)

by Handlin, Oscar

"The Uprooted" is a rare book, combining powerful feeling and long-time study to give us the shape and the feel of the immigrant experience rather than just the facts. Pulitzer Prize winner for History.


The Town (The Awakening Land #3)

by Richter, Conrad

The final novel in Richter's (1890-1968) famous trilogy Awakening land, originally published between 1940 and 1950, and following the story of a pioneering family who pushed westward beyond the Alleghenies and north of the Ohio River at the close of the 18th century.

John C. Calhoun: American Portrait

by Coit, Margaret L.

Pulitzer Prize winning biography of the prominent politician during the early 1800s.


The Way West

by Guthrie Jr., A. B.

Dick Summers, as pilot of a wagon train, guides a group of settlers on the difficult journey from Missouri to Oregon. In sensitive but unsentimental prose, Guthrie illuminates the harsh trials and resounding triumphs of pioneer life.

Art and Life in America

by Larkin, Oliver W.

The history of art in America.


Guard of Honor

by Cozzens, James Gould


Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James A.

Enter the exotic world of the South Pacific, meet the men and women caught up in the drama of a big war.

Across the Wide Missouri

by Devoto, Bernard A.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize. Across the Wide Missouri tells the compelling story of the climax and decline of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the 1830s.


All the King's Men

by Warren, Robert Penn

This classic novel of American modernist literature centers on the assassination of a governor of a southern state during the 1930's.


Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir

by Wolfe, Linnie M.

All who have admired Muir's ruggedly individualistic lifestyle, and those who wish a greater appreciation for the history of environmental preservation in America, will be enthralled and enlightened by this splendid biography.

The Age of Jackson

by Schlesinger Jr., Arthur

Description of the dynamic changes which occurred as Jackson became President in 1828, and subsequent events.


A Bell for Adano

by Hersey, John

An Italian-American major in World War II wins the love and admiration of the local townspeople when he searches for a replacement for the 700 year-old town bell that had been melted down for bullets by the fascists. Winner of the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.


Journey in the Dark

by Flavin, Martin

Sam Braden worked to get everything he had ever wanted--wealth, love, and respect. But in the end, his loneliness revealed the folly of those dreams.

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