Gunship Pilot: An Attack Helicopter Warrior Remembers Vietnam

It was 1968 and Robert Hartley was on his first combat mission in Vietnam as copilot of a helicopter gunship. As he and his platoon leader flew over the A Shau Valley, a Chinook helicopter engulfed in flames suddenly came into view. Hartley noticed tiny black smoking objects exiting the tail ramp of the aircraft. […]

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)

Now a Netflix Film, Starring and Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor of 12 Years a Slave William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger. But William had read about windmills, and he dreamed of building one that would […]

Blood and Thunder

A magnificent history of the American conquest of the West; “a story full of authority and color, truth and prophecy” (The New York Times Book Review). In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the […]

No Fences in Alaska

“A love letter to family relationships and Alaskan life, No Fences in Alaska is a gratifying young adult novel.” –Foreword Reviews “All told, readers will find No Fences in Alaska impossible to put down.” –BlueInk Starred Review Their worlds are about to come crashing down… At sixteen years old, Harper Lyon’s life is spinning out […]

Eye of the Tiger: Memoir of a United States Marine, Third Force Recon Company, Vietnam

“We live together under the thick canopy, each searching for the other; the same leeches and mosquitoes that feed on our blood feed on his blood.” John Edmund Delezen felt a kinship with the people he was instructed to kill in Vietnam; they were all at the mercy of the land. His memoir begins when […]

Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6)

Is Dog Man bad to the bone? The heroic hound is sent to the pound for a crime he didn’t commit! While his pals work to prove his innocence, Dog Man struggles to find his place among dogs and people. Being a part of both worlds, will he ever fully fit in with one? Dav […]

The Right Stuff

From “America’s nerviest journalist” (Newsweek)–a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. “Tom Wolfe at his very best” (The New York Times Book Review)Millions of words have poured forth about man’s trip to the moon, but until now few people […]

Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way

Imagine yourself a thirteen-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strange city, and your mom leaves you at a bus station parking lot and drives off into the night with her lover. That’s the real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It’s a miracle that Jimmy survived being hungry and homeless, […]

War Paint: The 1st Infantry Division’s LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam

The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) –engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ Ranger company. Their base was Lai Khe, within […]

Trapped in a Video Game (Book 1)

Age Level: 8-12 Kids who love video games will love this first installment of the new 5-book series about 12-year old Jesse Rigsby and his wild adventures inside different video games. Jesse Rigsby hates video games – and for good reason. You see, a video game character is trying to kill him. After getting sucked […]