Annotation: Acclaimed sports journalist McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team that captivated the world, kindled hoop dreams, and remade the NBA into a global sensation.

With detailed description and accessible prose, Striner sheds light on how—as soon as America entered World War I—flaws of Wilson’s were exposed as the pressure on his administration mounted. This book is a story of presidential failure, a chronicle of Woodrow Wilson’s miscalculations in war, and a harrowing account of the process through which an intelligent American leader fell to pieces under a burden he could not bear.

Both a cultural history and a literary travelogue, the first of its kind, Worlds Elsewhere explores how Shakespeare became the world's writer, and how his works have changed beyond all recognition during the journey.

The origins of, and in many ways the prototype for, modern reality programming can be traced to Real People, a show that premiered on the NBC network in April of 1979. An instant ratings success, Real People appealed to an audience that clamored for stories about “everyday” men and women.

This comprehensive, illustrated maneuvers manual is an excellent learning and teaching aid for instructors and students, covering all the flight maneuvers required for Private, Sport, Commercial, and Flight Instructor certification. Fully illustrated with fold-out pages that show each maneuver complete on a large, one-page spread, allowing the reader to absorb all the visual and textual information together and all at once.

When 48 year-old single mother, massage therapist and returning student Ellie meets a young woman with kidney disease, she decides to make it her mission to save the girl. Unfortunately outdated rules made it difficult for altruistic donors. Does this stop Ellie from her quest to "be the change" one seeks in the world? Not a chance.Lost in Transplantation asserts that we are all capable of altering a human being's life for the better, including our own.

Shaunti and Jeff have unearthed a treasure chest of insights—eye-opening and life-changing.” —Andy Stanley, senior pastor, North Point Community Church Finally, you can understand her! If you’re like most men, you’ve burned up lots of energy trying to figure out what a woman wants, what makes her tick, how to make her happy.

For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. Once their transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane and the next thing they know they're being torn apart by an angry mob, jeered at, demonized, sometimes even fired from their job.

Assassination by drone is a subject of deep and enduring fascination. Yet few understand how and why this has become our principal way of waging war. Taking the reader inside the well-guarded world of national security, the book reveals the powerful interests that have led the drive to kill individuals by remote control.

On the 100th anniversary of this memorable season, the 1914 Boston Braves are still remembered as one of the greatest comeback teams in baseball history. Full of timeless images and memorable characters—including a fanatically superstitious manager, a cheerfully madcap star, and an obsessively driven, yet highly sensitive captain—this book will inform and entertain baseball fans and sports historians alike.

SEEDS OF HOPE takes us from Goodall's home in England to her home-away-from-home in Africa, deep inside the Gombe forest. She introduces us to botanists around the world, as well as places where hope for plants can be found, such as The Millennium Seed Bank. She shows us the secret world of plants with all their mysteries and potential for healing our bodies as well as Planet Earth. Goodall delivers an enlightening story of the wonders we can find in our own backyards.

The Obamas- Jodi Kantor

It Worked For Me- Colin Powell

I Beat the Odds- Michael Oher

Copper Sun- Sharon M Draper

I Have a Dream- Martin Luther King Jr, Illustrations by Kadir Nelson

The Other Wes Moore- Wes Moore

No Higher Honor- Condeleezza Rice

Jackie and Me- Dan Gutman

The Watsons go to Birmingham- 1963- Christopher Paul Curtis