Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad

Experience the race of rails to link the country-and meet the men behind this incredible feat-in a riveting story about the building of the transcontinental railroad, brought to...

Apollo 8 The Mission That Changed Everything

A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon.In 1957, when the USSR...

The Whydah A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

A 2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults FinalistThe exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah — the only pirate ship...

The Impossible Rescue

Whaling in the Arctic waters off Alaska's coast was as dangerous as it was lucrative in 1897. In that particular year, winter came early, bringing with it storms and ice packs...