Little-known disaster gets overdue, in-depth treatment.
By Steve Sheinkin
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
Vivid recollections of a teen girl in the Selma march.
By Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley
Heart-stopping true story of students who resisted Nazis.
By Russell Freedman
Remarkable account of dog and radar man in POW camp.
By Robert Weintraub
Lively, engaging intro to each U.S. president through Obama.
By Ken Burns
Lively, thought-provoking look at showman and his era.
By Candace Fleming
Inspiring, thoughtful text on American ideals, government.
By Khizr Khan
Exciting history of women winning voting rights.
By Susan Zimet
Inspiring story of resisting segregation in 1850s New York.
By Amy Hill Hearth
Gripping true story of devout man who tried to stop Hitler.
By John Hendrix
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson