Into the Clouds tells the story of some early mountaineers determined to summit K2 – the world’s most dangerous mountain – and how their legacy persists to inspire other climbers even today.
The compelling story of Harriet Tubman and her unwavering efforts to free slaves via the Underground Railroad. Perfect for younger readers who want an introduction to this historic figure.
North America’s National Parks, forests, and wild spaces are beautiful and alluring, but dangerous and lead to thousands of Search and Rescue efforts each year as trekkers go missing. Explore one such case in Washington State’s Olympic National Park following the disappearance of a young man who leaves behind no clues.
Chloe never thought that her parents doubted her ability to get into college, but when her mom is arrested for bribing admissions officers at a nearby university, she questions everything and can’t help but wonder how much of the truth she was hiding from herself.
How does a girl who grew up wanting to be a teacher and was bullied in high school become an international CIA agent and hunt down some of the most threatening global terrorists the world has ever known? Tracy Walder’s story will hook you from the very start.
Dive into some of history’s most influential inventions. Who invented the wheel? How long has soap existed? With archaeological evidence and all sorts of historical insight, this book is a delight for the curious.
Growing up on Chicago’s westside made life difficult in many ways, but when Arshay Cooper joins a new team at school – the crew team – he becomes part of America’s first all-Black high school rowing team and learns lessons that will guide him through life.
Arden Maynard was lost for three days after sleepwalking in the middle of the night. She was finally found in a storm drain after days of rain. Years later, Arden has changed her name to Olivia, and is trying to leave the past behind her. When Olivia trips over a body while sleepwalking in her back yard, she knows the past is back to haunt her.
The extraordinary story of Oscar Heinrich, America’s forensic science pioneer, and the true crime cases that revolutionized his career and CSI analysis forever.
An outdoor enthusiast finds comfort and healing with the help of his sweet dog, Denali. This story focuses on the power of pets and their unconditional love.