Steve Sheinkin
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Steve Sheinkin

A former textbook writer, Steve Sheinkin is now making amends by writing history books that kids and teens actually want to read. His award-winning books include UNDEFEATED, BOMB, THE PORT CHICAGO 50, MOST DANGEROUS, THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD, and LINCOLN'S GRAVE ROBBERS. His new chapter books, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, PRO WRESTLER and ABIGAIL ADAMS, PIRATE OF THE CARIBBEAN are history/comedy mash-ups - just another way to make history come alive for readers. Steve lives with his family in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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    • Bomb

    • The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Roy Roy Samuelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So interesting and great performance!

    • By Library on 04-22-13
    • The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Roy Roy Samuelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 01-08-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 335 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Undefeated

    • Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 1904 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I don't even like sports.

    • By Melmonie on 03-12-18
    • Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 01-17-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 89 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Lincoln's Grave Robbers

    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    A true crime thriller - the first book for teens to tell the nearly unknown tale of the brazen attempt to steal Abraham Lincoln's body....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • my thoughts on Lincoln’s grave robbers

    • By sk on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $12.25

    • The Port Chicago 50

    • Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as amazingly written as Sheinkin’s other books

    • By rb on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Most Dangerous

    • Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 128

    On June 13, 1971, the front page of the New York Times announced the existence of a 7,000-page collection of documents containing a secret history of the Vietnam War....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stand up and be counted.

    • By Boots on 05-03-17
    • Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 09-22-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 140 ratings

    Regular price: $32.20

    • The Notorious Benedict Arnold

    • A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    Packed with gripping first-person accounts, astonishing battle scenes, and shocking betrayals, this accessible biography proves that there's more than one side to every good story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating History!

    • By Richard L. Rubin on 08-12-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Caribbean

    • Time Twisters, Book 2
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Abraham Lincoln may have returned to history books, but other historical figures saw what he did - and now they know they can escape from their times, too....

    Regular price: $15.40

    • Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler

    • Time Twisters, Book 1
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Abraham Lincoln overhears a classroom of kids say "history is boring," he decides to teach them a lesson....

    Regular price: $15.40

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