Predator Cities is the title of a tetralogy, sometimes called the Predator Cities Quartet, consisting of four novels, Mortal Engines (GOT), Predator's Gold (GOT), Infernal Devices (. ), and A Darkling Plain (. ), written by the British author Philip Reeve. Originally known as the Mortal Engines Quartet, it was known in the United States as the Hungry City Chronicles.
Bootleg | Secrets and Scandals Theme | Kelly Gallagher Reluctant Readers Club | Traces the rise and fall of alcoholic beverages and the temperance movement in the United States, Prohibition as a social experiment and its effects, both positive and negative, and Repeal. | Grades 9-12 | #books #nonfiction #highschool
To 14-year-old Calogero, newly arrived from Sicily, Tallulah is a lush world full of contradictions, hidden rules, and tension between the Negro and white communities. Some people welcome the Sicilians. Most do not. Calogero’s family is caught in the middle: the whites don’t see them as equal, but befriending Negroes is dangerous. Every day brings Calogero and his family closer to a a terrifying, violent confrontation.
This meticulously researched, brutally honest, compelling book offers readers a different way to look at many events over the past 200 years or so. The title says it all. From the slave trade through abolition; from revolutions (American, French, and Haitian) to the Louisiana Purchase; from the decline of honey to the rise of saccharine, these events and many more are directly traced to the cultivation and production of sugar cane around the world.