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Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850Using first-hand accounts, illustrations and documents from archival sources, Bartoletti recreates the milieu of a century and a half ago, and links the lives of ordinary people to larger social, cultural and political issues. Bartoletti's beautifully designed book makes clear the long-lasting impact of this event and the economic and political issues that lead to famine today.
- Nonfiction, History, World History
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2002 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780618002719
Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's ShadowReaders will be riveted by the chilling history meticulously documented in Bartoletti's book. By weaving the personal stories of 12 young Germans into the larger fabric of Nazism and World War II, Bartoletti elevates understanding of Hitler's strategic plans of manipulation to a new level and offers contemporary youth the opportunity to question the choices they might have made in the same situation.
Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in AmericaKnown as a carrier of the deadly typhoid fever, Mary Mallon was also a victim of civil rights violations and overly harsh treatment. Her nuanced biography reveals the true complexity of her infamous case.
- Nonfiction, History, US History, Biography
- Notable Children's Books 2016
- ISBN: 9780544313675
They Called Themselves the KKKDion Graham's resonant narration explains the origin and the evolution of the Ku Klux Klan.
- History, Audiobook
- Notable Children's Recordings 2011
- ISBN: 9781441871565