November 2, 2014 | Thorndyke
Ain't nothing but a man: my quest to find the real John Henry by Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson — If you’ve heard of Paul Bunyan, maybe you’ve also heard of John Henry, the legendary man who beat a steam drill. Did you know he was a real person? In this story Scott Nelson tells about his discoveries of John Henry, the real man.
The griffin and the dinosaur: how Adrienne Mayor discovered a fascinating link between myth and science by Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor ; illustrated by Chris Muller — Dinosaurs have fascinated people for a long time, but even before people knew there were dinosaurs, they had found their bones and made up stories of what they must have been like.
If stones could speak: unlocking the secrets of Stonehenge by Marc Aronson ; with the generous cooperation of Mike Parker Pearson and the Riverside Project — Stonehenge is mysterious, but here is a story about how we can investigate even the strangest, and most mysterious things.
Master of deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the age of lies by Marc Aronson — Not just about J. Edgar Hoover, this story looks at fear, politics, the FBI, and the research process itself.