• A Shining Season: The True Story of John Baker

    by William Buchanan Year Published: Average
    An inspiring account of the young track star John Baker's tragic struggle against cancer.
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  • Isaac Newton

    by Kathleen Krull Year Published: Average
    Reveals the grim, lonely childhood that might have damaged Isaac Newton emotionally but contributed to making this secretive, vindictive, obsessive person perhaps the world's greatest scientist.
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  • Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

    by Jennifer Armstrong Year Published: Average
    When their ship became icebound in Antarctica and sank in 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his 27 crewmen were 100 miles from land. The men took to their lifeboats, and spent a year and a half traveling over ice, water, and mountains to reach safety. Unbelievably, they all survived.
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