The Top History Books of Here are some of the best titles to hit shelves this past year. Via Smithsonian Mag.
20 Book Series to Get Your Kids Hooked on History - history books for kids--really neat choices.
This is a pin of historical fiction books about women who changed history. I think that this would really apply to Martha and motivate her being that she wants to become a police officer. This comes from a trustworthy website.
The Secret History of Vladimir Nabokov Andrea Pitzer Nabokov and Homeland Security – how Russia’s most revered literary émigré became an A.
Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women, Elizabeth Kerri Mahon
Salt: A World History: Mark Kurlansky: 9780142001615
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