The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War
by Barbara Diggs (Author) and Samuel Carbaugh (Illustrator)

Booktalk: More than 58,000 American troops and personnel died in the humid jungles and muddy rivers of Vietnam during the 20-year conflict. But why? What were they fighting for? And how could the world’s most powerful and technologically advanced military be defeated by a small, poverty-stricken country? These questions have haunted the U.S. government, the military, and the American public for nearly a half century.

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CONDUCT AN INTERVIEW
The Vietnam War ended in 1975, which means that many people from this era are still alive today. Despite the many books and films that have been made about this war, the best way to get a personal understanding of this period is by speaking with someone who remembers it.

BONUS! Download this page from the book and interview a veteran for Memorial Day.

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History’s Mysteries

History’s Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past
by Kitson Jazynka (Author)

Booktalk: Explore history’s heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and so many more.

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Historic and Lively: What Am I?

Historic and Lively: What Am I?
by Joyce Markovics (Author)

Booktalk: This book in the American Place Puzzlers series introduces early readers to a mystery American place by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos. At the end of the book, the secret place is revealed across a colorful, two-page spread.

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What has a main street and hundreds of historic buildings?
If you guessed Colonial Williamsburg, you’re right!

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