By J. York
By Shelly Buchanan
By Stella Tarakson,Richard Morden
Did a alien craft drag a family's vehicle off the line in the course of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what turned of the leading minister who went into the surf and was once by no means obvious again?
Explore the strangest stories, so much great encounters and creepiest city legends in Australia's historical past. examine the investigations and weigh up the proof - do you suspect the respectable factors for those bizarre events?
Did a flying saucers drag a family's automobile off the line in the course of the outback? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA? And what grew to become of the best minister who went into the surf and was once by no means visible again?
Explore the strangest stories, so much amazing encounters and creepiest city legends in Australia's heritage. examine the investigations and weigh up the proof - do you suspect the reputable factors for those extraordinary events?
By Sandra Francis
By Shane K. Bernard
The narrative follows the Cajuns' early ancestors, the Acadians, from seventeenth-century France to Nova Scotia, the place they flourished till British squaddies expelled them in a sad occasion referred to as Le Grand Dérangement (The nice Upheaval)--an episode looked via many historians as an example of ethnic detoxing or genocide. as much as one-half of the Acadian inhabitants died from sickness, hunger, publicity, or outright violence within the expulsion. approximately 3 thousand survivors journeyed during the 13 American colonies to Spanish-controlled Louisiana. There they resettled, intermarried with individuals of the neighborhood inhabitants, and advanced into the Cajun humans, who this day quantity over a half-million. when you consider that their arrival in Louisiana, the Cajuns have built an unmistakable identification and a powerful experience of ethnic satisfaction.
In fresh a long time they've got contributed their unique food and accordion-and-fiddle dance track to American pop culture. Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: a tender Reader's History comprises various photos and over a dozen sidebars on issues starting from Cajun tune to Mardi Gras.
By Don Brown
Kirkus’ better of 2015 list
institution Library magazine better of 2015
Publishers Weekly’s better of 2015 list
Horn ebook Fanfare Book
Booklist Editor's selection
On August 29, 2005, storm Katrina's tremendous winds and surging water crushed the protecting levees round low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. 80 percentage of town flooded, in a few areas below twenty ft of water. estate damages around the Gulf Coast crowned $100 billion. a thousand 8 hundred and thirty-three humans misplaced their lives. The riveting story of this ancient typhoon and the drowning of an American urban is considered one of selflessness, heroism, and courage—and additionally of incompetence, racism, and criminality.
Don Brown’s kinetic artwork and as-it-happens narrative seize either the tragedy and triumph of 1 of the worst common mess ups in American heritage. A component of the proceeds from this e-book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans.
By Katie Marsico
By Mari Kesselring
By Ann Graham Gaines
By Lisa Greathouse,Ted Fauce