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Essential Reading

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Eyewitness Guide Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Eyewitness Guide Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

by Eyewitness Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 208 PAGES

Gorgeously illustrated and with excellent maps, this compact book is a handsome overview of the history, traditions, cultures and sights of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. (USE369, $23.00)

Fodor's Washington D.C.'s 25 Best

Fodor's Washington D.C.'s 25 Best

by Fodors

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 96 PAGES

A shirt-pocket guide with an excellent pull-out map and essential information on museums, sightseeing, restaurants, shopping, hotels and nightlife. (USS39, $13.99)

Eyewitness Civil War

Eyewitness Civil War

by John Stanchak

  • HISTORY
  • 2011
  • HARD COVER
  • 64 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

The Civil War gets the big-picture treatment in this Eyewitness book, which features photographs and illustrations of costumes, household appliances, weapons and other artifacts. (USA46, $16.99)

If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution

If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution

by Kay Moore | Daniel O'Leary

  • HISTORY
  • 1998
  • PAPER
  • 80 PAGES
  • MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)

One in Scholastic's nonfiction series about daily life and customs throughout history, this one focusing on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. in the second half of the 18th century. With colorful illustrations and the kinds of interesting facts that draw young readers in. (USA41, $6.99)

Founding Brothers, The Revolutionary Generation

Founding Brothers, The Revolutionary Generation

by Joseph J. Ellis

  • HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 304 PAGES

A riveting tale of Washington, Madison, Hamilton and especially of Jefferson and Adams. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, it's a fascinating glimpse into the early days of our country. (USE244, $15.95)

 
Gettysburg National Military Park Map

Gettysburg National Military Park Map


by Trailhead Graphics

  • MAP

A map of the park and battlefield in Gettysburg. (USE193, $9.95)

Washington, DC Map

Washington, DC Map


by Borch Maps

  • 2008
  • MAP

A laminated, folded map of the capital at a scale of 1:15,000. (WDC06, $8.95)

Eyewitness Guide Washington D.C.

Eyewitness Guide Washington D.C.


by Eyewitness Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 236 PAGES

An on-the-ground guide to Washington D.C., featuring color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions. Handsome, comprehensive and superb. (WDC07, $23.00)

Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg

Guide to the Battle of Gettysburg


by Jay Luvaas | Harold W. Nelson

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 254 PAGES

Designed for the traveler, this is a history and guide to the battlefield at Gettysburg, with directions for navigating the area. Each stop along the guided tour presents an important phase of the battle, and many are accompanied by excerpts from an officer's first-hand account on the battlefield. (USE192, $17.95)

All the President's Men

All the President's Men


by Bob Woodward | Carl Bernstein

  • HISTORY
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 349 PAGES

The legendary story of two young Washington Post reporters who uncover the Watergate scandal, leading to the resignation of President Nixon. (WDC03, $16.00)

Battle Cry of Freedom, The Civil War Era

Battle Cry of Freedom, The Civil War Era


by James McPherson

  • HISTORY
  • 2003
  • PAPER
  • 904 PAGES

A comprehensive, vivid history of the Civil War, its genesis, battles, politics and personalities from the war with Mexico to Appomattox. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the book may be 900 pages long but it reads like a good novel. (USS37, $19.95)

Founding Gardeners

Founding Gardeners


by Andrea Wulf

  • HISTORY
  • 2012
  • PAPER
  • 368 PAGES

Andrea Wulf artfully examines the interplay of plants and politics in this earthy account, looking both at the roles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and John Quincy Adam as noble farmers and at the American relationship with nature during the 18th century. (USE535, $18.95)

Stars in Their Courses, The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863

Stars in Their Courses, The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863


by Shelby Foote

  • HISTORY
  • 1994
  • HARD COVER
  • 290 PAGES

Shelby Foote's gift for prose makes this military history a page-turning narrative, deftly capturing the monumental battle in a concise, informative text. (USE191, $23.00)

The Americans, the Colonial Experience

The Americans, the Colonial Experience


by Daniel Boorstin

  • HISTORY
  • 1964
  • PAPER
  • 434 PAGES

Winner of the Bancroft Prize, this wide-ranging portrait of colonial America looks to the origins of the American character and its institutions. (USA05, $17.95)

The Civil War, An Illustrated History

The Civil War, An Illustrated History


by Geoffrey C. Ward | Ken Burns

  • HISTORY
  • 1992
  • PAPER
  • 448 PAGES

An illustrated, comprehensive social history of the Civil War by the now-famous team of Ward and Burns. With 500 photographs and maps, extensive text and original essays by contributing experts. (USS27, $29.95)

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels


by Michael Shaara

  • LITERATURE
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 400 PAGES

It's the summer of 1863. Fresh from a victory at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee heads north in a daring attempt to draw Union forces away from the Potomac. He is met by Union regiments at Gettysburg for the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. (USS36, $16.00)

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