The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

The thrilling, as yet untold history of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II n nWhen Japanese planes executed a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air At twenty two, Fort was a failed

On the Horizon

n From Lois Lowry comes an account of the lives lost in two of WWII s most infamous events Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima With black and white illustrations by Kenard Pak nLois Lowry looks back at history through a personal lens as she draws from her own memories as a child in Hawaii and Japan, as we

Leave Only Footprints : My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park

From the Emmy winning CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, an entertaining chronicle of his year spent traveling to every one of our National Parks, including his experiences with some of the most beautiful places and most interesting people that America has to offer n nWhen Conor Knighton decided to

This Is All I Got

A riveting account of a year in the life of a young, homeless single mother, her quest to find stability and shelter in New York City and the journalist who got too close while telling her story n nMore than forty five million Americans attempt to survive under the poverty line, day by day Nearly 60

On Vanishing: Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear

For fans of Atul Gawande s Being Mortal, Eula Biss s On Immunity, and Paul Kalanithi s When Breath Becomes Air, On Vanishing offers an essential, empathic exploration of dementia, and in the process asks searching questions about what it means to face our own inevitable vanishing n nAn estimated 50 mi

What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers

In the wake of her mother s death, Jessica Pearce Rotondi uncovers boxes of letters, declassified CIA reports, and newspaper clippings that bring to light a family ghost her uncle Jack, who disappeared during the CIA led Secret War in Laos in 1972 The letters lead her across Southeast Asia in sear

Untamed

In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us Thi

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and heale

Untamed

In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us Thi