Victory and defeat, love and loss are the prevalent realities of Letters from the Greatest Generation, a remarkable and frank collection of World War II letters penned by American men and women serving overseas. Here, the hopes and dreams of the greatest generation fill each minute, and their voices ring loud and clear. "It's all part of the game. But it's bloody and rough," wrote one soldier to his wife. "Wearing two stripes now and proud as an old cat with five kittens," marked another.
Meet our ninth U.S. President before his famous victory over the Native American chief Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. Young readers will thrill to hear young Billy Harrison's dramatic rescue of his sister Sally as she struggles to stay afloat after falling into a river, and admire his courage when he captures a British soldier at the age of eight. Find out more about these and the rest of Billy's boyhood adventures in William Henry Harrison: Young Tippecanoe.