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Days of destiny: crossroads in American history: America's greatest historians examine thirty-one uncelebrated days that changed the course of history by general editors, James M. McPherson, Alan Brinkley; editor, David Rubel
Eyewitness to America: 500 years of America in the words of those who saw it happen by edited by David Colbert
Eyewitness to history by edited by John Carey
I wish I'd been there: twenty historians bring to life dramatic events that changed America by edited by Byron Hollinshead
I wish I'd been there, book two: European history by edited by Byron Hollinshead and Theodore K. Rabb
Michigan's lumbering days & camp life [videodisc]: when the big trees fell by Program Source International
The Kellogg brothers [videodisc]: corn flake kings by A & E Television Networks
Mackinac Island [videodisc]: a 600 year history by Program Source International
Model T [videodisc] by The History Channel ; Motor Car Co. Inc
The city of Magic [videodisc] by Equity Studios
Borderline [videodisc]: the story of 8 Mile Road by an Urban Garlic production ; presented by Public Benefit Corporation and Oakland County Cable Communications Corporation
The left-handed dollar by Loren D. Estleman
The chocolate moose motive: a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl
Bad things happen by Harry Dolan
The hanging tree: a Starvation Lake mystery by Bryan Gruley
The Detroit electric scheme by D. E. Johnson
Bleeding maize and blue by Susan Holtzer
The wedding game by Susan Holtzer
Conspiracies: fact or fiction? Some are believable, others stretch the outer limits of credulity. Which are which? You, the reader, decide.
Conspiracy theories by edited by Paul McCaffrey
The new hate: a history of fear and loathing on the populist right by Arthur Goldwag
63 documents the government doesn't want you to read by Jesse Ventura, with Dick Russ
Secret societies [videodisc]: the dark mysteries of power revealed by produced by Content Inc. and Imagen Satelital/Infinito Channel
Tennis: steps to success by Jim Brown, Camille Soulier
Table tennis: steps to success by Richard McAfee
Field hockey: steps to success by Elizabeth Anders with Sue Myers
Softball: steps to success by Diane Potter, Lynn V. Johnson
Archery: steps to success by Kathleen M. Haywood, Catherine F. Lewis
Swimming: steps to success by David Thomas
Basketball: steps to success by Hal Wissel
The games bible: over 300 games— the rules, the gear, the strategies by Leigh Anderson
365 unplugged family fun activities: a year's worth of ideas for TV-free, video-free, and computer game-free entertainment by Steve Bennett, Ruth Bennett
The family manager's guide to summer survival by Kathy Peel
I'm bored!: inspiring and imaginative ideas for hours of fun by Suzy Barratt and Polly Beard ; illustrated by Sam Holland
Fun on the run: 324 instant family activities by Cynthia L. Copeland ; illustrations by Sanford Hoffman
1001 more things to do with your kids by Caryl Waller Krueger
Back to the future [videodisc]: the complete trilogy by Universal and Amblin Entertainment — Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd. Marty McFly is transported back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure [videodisc] by an Orion Pictures release; Nelson Entertainment presents an Interscope Communications production; in association with Soisson/Murphey Productions — Starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter. Two high school students facing a difficult history exam round up some historical heavyweights with the help of a time-traveling messenger.
Looper [videodisc] by a Sony Pictures Entertainment release of a TriStar Pictures, FilmDistrict, Endgame Entertainment presentation in association with DMG Entertainment of a Ram Bergman production ; produced by Ram Bergman, James D. Stern ; written and directed by Rian Johnson — Starring Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. An assassin known as a "Looper" must kill his future self, who has been sent back 30 years in time by mobsters.
Historical mysteries let the reader be picked up and be transported to different times and places. A good story is a painless way to get into the period, and, if it features a unsolved crime or two, gives a look at history’s darker underside.
As if by magic by Dolores Gordon-Smith
Everybody kills somebody sometime by Robert J. Randisi
The reeve's tale by Margaret Frazer
Blood alone by James R. Benn
India Black by Carol K. Carr
Death of a chancellor: a murder mystery featuring Lord Francis Powerscourt by David Dickinson