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25 Fascinating Nonfiction Reads

Posted about 18 days ago by Connie C

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with autobiographies, biographies, books, capital punishment, crime, dinosaurs, FBI, feminism, history, home schooling, memoirs, Native Americans, opioid abuse, political activists, public libraries, Schizophrenics, serial killers, Shipwrecks, true crime, true stories, women, World War II and WWII

A variety of nonfiction books for people who prefer real stories.

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Is There a Doctor in the House? Fascinating Tales of Medicine

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with 20th Century History, biographies, biography, chemists, doctors, food safety, genetics, health, heredity, history, medical innovations, medicine, neurology, personality tests and psychology

Amazing tales of medical breakthroughs. Explore fascinating stories involving science, medicine, psychology and more.

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African American Newspapers Chronicles a Century and a Half of the African American Experience

Posted 6 months ago by April S

Posted in Culture and Diversity, Education, History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with African American History, African American History Month, Black History Month, culture, Databases, heritage, history and newspapers

The African American Newspapers database is an amazing digital primary source collection providing first-hand perspectives on notable Americans that are not found in mainstream publications. It is one of the most comprehensive collections of its kind in the world.

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