Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues

Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues

Published 2014 by Prometheus Books

“Martin’s rich and varied portraits display misbehavior, from simple idiocy and apathy to conniving con men, gold diggers, and gamblers.”

Publishers Weekly

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Secret Heroes

Secret Heroes

Everyday Americans Who Shaped Our World

Published 2012 by William Morrow

“You have a gift for capturing the drama and significance of a life in a few words...this book will make history exciting for a new generation of readers.”

–Nick Cullather, Professor of History, Indiana University

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Land of the Ascending Dragon

Land of the Ascending Dragon

Rediscovering Vietnam

Published 1997 by Gates & Bridges

“I hope any American who is still disturbed by memories of the war we did not win will see this book and know that the Vietnam that was our crucible has disappeared.”

–Senator John McCain

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Science

Science

It's Changing Your World

Published 1985 by the National Geographic Society

“Contains an amazing and varied list of achievements in the fields of agriculture, energy, transportation, medicine, industry and space. The text is well written, carefully researched and lavishly illustrated.”

School Library Journal

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Messengers to the Brain

Messengers to the Brain

Our Fantastic Five Senses

Published 1984 by the National Geographic Society

“Describes the workings of the sense organs and explains how the brain and nerves receive and process their messages.”

–Library of Congress

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