Most Americans still see Brown v. Board of Education as a triumph - but was it? James T. Patterson shrewdly explores the provocative questions that still swirl around the case. A wide range of characters animates the story, from the little-known African-Americans who dared to challenge Jim Crow with lawsuits; to Thurgood Marshall, who later became a Justice himself; to Earl Warren, who shepherded a fractured Court to a unanimous decision.
"The Fight Against Inequality"
Everyone loves airplanes - especially kids! In this lively, fast-paced audiobook, you’ll find 51 fabulous facts about planes from all over the world. Jet planes! Military fighters! Biplanes! Seaplanes!
Join the adventures of H.G. Doyle and his best friend, Agatha, as they travel back to the year 1718 to help Blackbeard find his lost treasure. Along the way, they come face-to-face with a T. Rex, search for buried treasure, nearly walk the plank, and even end up being chased by Ben Franklin, who thinks they cracked the Liberty Bell. Sound wacky? It is. That's what makes it so much fun! Complete with live action sound effects, kids and adults alike get 36 minutes of fun and adventure.
Divine Intervention (drama, mystery) In nineteenth century Canada, a young woman plots to escape the abuses of her bigoted and devoutly religious father before he can violate boundaries that should never be crossed. The River (drama, romance, legal) A star defense attorney experiences a crisis of conscience when he discovers that the client he repeatedly defends against DUIs killed the daughter of the woman he loves. Rex Tanner and the Sword of Damocles (action, adventure, family) When evil Nazis threaten to sabotage the 1936 Summer Olympics, America's pride rests in the hands of race car driver Rex Tanner and his Omnidial – a mysterious device that imbues him with temporary super powers... when it works.