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To the Mountaintop
New York Times
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Square Fish

A personal history of the civil rights movement from activist and acclaimed journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault. On January 20, 2009, 1.8 million people...


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Tree Shaker
New York Times
Bill Keller
Square Fish

He was a child of royalty, born and raised to defend tradition. But his African name—Rolihlahla, meaning "tree shaker"—hinted at a very different future....


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Digital Revolutionaries
New York Times
Steve Lohr
Flash Point

In the beginning, there was the computer. And it was big. As big as a room. Sometimes as big as a house. Early computers required teams of white-coated...


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1968
New York Times
by Michael T. Kaufman
Roaring Brook Press

1968, THE YEAR AMERICA GREW UP From racial and gender equality fights to the struggle against the draft and the Vietnam war, in 1968 Americans asked...


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New York Times Hurricane Force
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Joseph B. Treaster
Kingfisher

August 29, 2005 Peering through the latticed brickwork of The New Orleans police headquarters parking garage, New York Times journalist Joseph B. Treaster is...


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New York Times Deadly Invaders
New York Times
Denise Grady
Kingfisher

An epidemic strikes the United States, plunging the country into chaos. New York Times medical reporter Denise Grady uses this terrifying scenario, taken from...


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New York Times Speed Show
New York Times
Dave Caldwell
Kingfisher

Daytona Beach, Florida, 2001. Sportswriter Dave Caldwell watches from the stands as a black Chevrolet pulls ahead in the final laps of the Daytona 500. In an...


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New York Times The North Pole Was Here
New York Times
Andrew Revkin
Kingfisher

The sun never sets, the air is twenty degrees below zero, and the ice is moving at four hundred yards an hour. Welcome to the North Pole. In 2003,...


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