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History's Forgotten War Stories

Janet Slingerland (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632357069

Brings to light 12 forgotten war stories such as George Washington's Immortals, a group of citizen-soldiers from Maryland who changed the course of the American Revolution; Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic who saved the lives of an estimated 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust; and more. The book features historic photos, interesting sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts.

History’s Deserted Cities and Places

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632357076

Brings to light 12 deserted cities and places such as the ancient city of Angkor Wat which was hidden deep in the Cambodian jungle for centuries; Hashima Island off the coast of Nagasaki, Japan that was once mined for its rich coal reserves unitl abandoned in the 1970's; Machu Picchu that was built more than 2,400 meters above sea level in Peru; and more. The book features historic photos, interesting sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts.

History’s Secret Groups

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632357106

Brings to light 12 of history's secret groups including The Knights Templar whose purpose was to protect travelers to holy sites after the Crusades; The Freemasons, one of the world's oldest secret societies that performs chartiy work; The Molly Maguires who began in Ireland in the 1840s as a secret society that stood up against landlords and bosses who treated them poorly; and more. The book features historic photos, interesting sidebars, and thought-provoking prompts.

The 12 Worst Human-Made Disasters of All Time

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356581

Presents readers with the 12 most devastating human-made disasters of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, how each human-made disaster started, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a section on avoiding future human-made disasters.

The 12 Worst Shipwrecks of All Time

Joan Axelrod-Contrada (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356598

Presents readers with the 12 worst shipwrecks of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, what caused each shipwreck, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a 'Staying Safe' section that covers water safety.

The 12 Worst Hurricanes of All Time

Susan E. Hamen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356574

Presents readers with the 12 most devastating hurricanes of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, how each hurricane started, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a 'Staying Safe' section that covers safety procedures in the event of a hurricane.

The 12 Worst Tornadoes of All Time

Marcia Amidon Lusted (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781632356604

Presents readers with the 12 worst tornadoes of all time. Each chapter provides historical facts, the strenth of each tornado, and why they were the worst. Features full-color photos, compelling text with interesting facts, and a 'Staying Safe' section that covers safety procedures in the event of a tornado.

12 Incredible Facts about the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432241

Examines the 12 most amazing facts about the dropping of the atomic bombs in World War II. Full-color spreads provide information about the event’s critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline.

12 Authors Who Changed the World

Elaine A. Kule (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432371

Showcases the work and achievements of 12 of the world’s most influential authors. Each spread contains fascinating facts about each author and how their accomplishments helped change the world.

12 Reasons to Love the Baltimore Orioles

Bo Smolka (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432609

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Baltimore Orioles. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Los Angeles Angels

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432647

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Los Angeles Angels. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Pittsburgh Pirates

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432678

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Pittsburgh Pirates. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the San Francisco Giants

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432685

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the San Francisco Giants. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Boston Red Sox

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432616

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Boston Red Sox. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Chicago Cubs

Todd Kortemeier (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432623

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Chicago Cubs. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Detroit Tigers

David Aretha (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432630

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Detroit Tigers. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Los Angeles Dodgers

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432654

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Los Angeles Dodgers. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the New York Yankees

Doug Williams (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432661

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the New York Yankees. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the Washington Nationals

Bo Smolka (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432708

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the Washington Nationals. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

12 Reasons to Love the St. Louis Cardinals

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432692

Explores some of the reasons why fans love the St. Louis Cardinals. Each spread highlights a different fact, player, story, or tradition that helps define the team.

Fierce NFL Rivalries: 12 Super-Charged Matchups

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432449

Highlights 12 of the fiercest rivalries between NFL teams past and present. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Amazing NFL Stories: 12 Highlights from NFL History

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432432

Highlights 12 stories that helped shape the NFL as we know it today. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Classic NFL Games: 12 Thrillers from NFL History

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432463

Highlights 12 NFL games so exciting they will never be forgotten. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Stunning NFL Upsets: 12 Shockers from NFL History

Matt Scheff (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432456

Highlights 12 unexpected upsets that have shocked fans of the NFL. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.

Super Quarterbacks: 12 Great Leaders from NFL History

Matt Tustison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621432470

Highlights 12 of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Each spread contains fascinating facts and stats to explain the importance of each subject.