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 369
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 329

    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 369 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    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
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 108 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • 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 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    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: $24.95

    • 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 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    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

    • 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 145
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    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
    • Gripping

    • By rb on 08-06-18
    • 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 145 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 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    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 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
    • Overall
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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

    • Amelia Earhart and the Flying Chariot

    • Time Twisters, Book 4
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Siblings Abby and Doc have been racing through time to fix history after Abraham Lincoln, Abigail Adams, and Neil Armstrong started popping up in the wrong places, at the wrong times....

    Regular price: $15.40

    • Neil Armstrong and Nat Love, Space Cowboys

    • Time Twisters, Book 3
    • By: Steve Sheinkin
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The students of Ms. Maybee's class used to think history was boring, but that was before time started to get twisted! When a spaceship carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin leaves 1969 - and lands in 1869 Texas - cowboy Nat Love decides to trade in his horse for a trip to the moon....

    Regular price: $15.40

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