Grant by Ron Chernow

Grant by Ron Chernow

"Before the Civil War, Grant was flailing. His business ventures had ended dismally, and despite distinguished service in the Mexican War he ended up resigning from the army in disgrace amid recurring accusations of drunkenness. But in war, Grant began to realize his...

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

A former slave turned abolitionist, an eloquent self-taught writer and orator, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) led a remarkable life. The book explains his tragic life of being born into slavery and how he escaped to the North into freedom, all the while recounting the...

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

“Although I'm only fourteen, I know quite well what I want, I know who is right and who is wrong. I have my opinions, my own ideas, and principles, and although it may sound pretty mad from an adolescent, I feel more of a person than a child, I feel quite independent...