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The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West (B&N Exclusive Edition)
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II
Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II
They Called Us Enemy
Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II
Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery
Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide
The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation
Normandy '44: D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France

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The Way I Heard It
The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
The Birth of America: From Before Columbus to the Revolution
You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character
Three Days at the Brink: FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II (Signed Book) Pre-Order Now
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I Heard You Paint Houses: Frank
Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History Pre-Order Now
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
The Library Book
Unfreedom of the Press
The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave
Boudica: The Life of Britain's Legendary Warrior Queen

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The Way I Heard It
The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience
You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For
Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
The Library Book
Gilgamesh: The Life of a Poem
Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975
Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil
It's Up to Us: Ten Little Ways We Can Bring About Big Change
The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
Operation Swallow: American Soldiers' Remarkable Escape from Berga Concentration Camp
These Truths: A History of the United States
Thank You for My Service

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Three Days at the Brink: FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II (Signed Book) Pre-Order Now
Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History Pre-Order Now
Trump vs. China: Facing America's Greatest Threat (Signed Book) Pre-Order Now
Southern Women: More Than 100 Stories of Innovators, Artists, and Icons Pre-Order Now
Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam 2020, Premium Edition: 5 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review + Proven Prep for the NEW 2020 Exam Pre-Order Now
America: The Last Best Hope Pre-Order Now
Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2020 Edition: Practice Tests & Prep for the NEW 2020 Exam Pre-Order Now
Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West Pre-Order Now
The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe Pre-Order Now
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Pre-Order Now
Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House Pre-Order Now
Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America Pre-Order Now
The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses Pre-Order Now
The Right Kind of Crazy: My Life as a Navy SEAL, Covert Operative, and Boy Scout from Hell Pre-Order Now
Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy Pre-Order Now