While the World Watched

A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age during the Civil Rights Movement

Author: Carolyn McKinstry

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414352992

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl’s restroom she had just exited. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history . . . and the turning point in a young girl’s life. While the World Watched is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South: from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the Civil Rights movement. A uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades, While the World Watched is an incredible testament to how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go.

Word and Power Church Pb

What Happens When a Church Seeks All God Has to Offer

Author: Douglas Banister

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310242673

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 6882

This is a ground-breaking work by Pastor Doug Banister about why and how the walls between evangelicals and charismatics can come down in the setting of a 'Word and Power' church, and a blueprint for making it happen.

David Huntzinger, M.D. (Medical Doctor or Master Detective) (PB)

Author: Robert M. Thompson

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1480981532

Category: Fiction

Page: 236

View: 3141

David Huntzinger, M.D. (Medical Doctor or Master Detective) By: Robert M. Thompson David “Butch” Huntzinger is discharged from a CIA spy mission and returns to Kearney, Nebraska, to complete his college education and then enroll in medical school. He reconnects with a high school buddy, Zeke. Over Labor Day weekend in Honolulu, they discover a body on the beach. Federal agents believe that the dead man is part of a huge illegal antiquities operation centered in the Middle East. Federal agents in conjunction with members of the United Nations Security Council prevail on Butch to return to the Middle East in an effort to stop the illegal trade in antiquities with a promise to pay five million dollars if he succeeds. After much soul-searching and advice from Zeke, Butch accepts the challenge. He is successful, but the government is reluctant to pay him. A breakdown in CIA communications and a disastrous Taliban attack on several military posts in Afghanistan, prompt the CIA to ask Butch’s assistance in finding out what went wrong, with the promise of payment of an additional one million dollars plus the five million. Reluctantly, Butch and his ex-spy partner, Stan, successfully pinpoint the cause of the breakdown. Butch completes his medical training in forensics and becomes involved with deaths of two members of a prominent Kearney pioneer family. They appear to have been poisoned by aconite and Butch is on the trail of the murderer.

I remember ... (pb)

Author: rich browne

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1105986691


Page: N.A

View: 3032



Author: Frederick Ira Ordway,Randy Liebermann,Ben Bova

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 9781560980735

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 1127

Traces the history of people's fantasies of space travel, from cave drawings, to the the Apollo II moon landing, and beyond, with contributing thoughts from astronauts, historians, science fiction writers, and scientists.


Author: Ferguson L

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 1560980591

Category: History

Page: 186

View: 6003

Uses information gathered over the last quarter century to describe life as a slave, and discusses the study of past African-American life


Author: Mark S. Garland

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press


Category: Nature

Page: 270

View: 2651

Shows and describes common varieties of plants and animals, including bats, fish, skunks, insects, gulls, trees, berrys, and violets

The Rock of Hell

Author: Kay Hassan

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465305564

Category: Fiction

Page: 329

View: 9462

It is not a personal story, it is a war novel, displaying the memories of a thousand American soldiers lived in the darkness of the war with me. It is the memories of the war time, the unlivable moments that they shared together, with all personal ruptures midst fatal disputes of locals, along with the world of myth, religion and unique quality of the mens raw nature, where all key aspects of misbehaviors explode .



Publisher: Smithsonian


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 309

View: 5902

A pilot for the China-based airline reputed to be the most shot at in the world, Felix Smith recounts in vivid detail his experiences ferrying troops and equipment for the Nationalists during China's civil war; providing medicine and supplies to war-torn regions; and flying under CIA contract during the French war in Indochina, the Korean War, America's secret war in Laos, and the Vietnam War. China Pilot provides a rare view of the Cold War in Asia, documenting not only the hair-raising adventures of Civil Air Transport's pilots but also those of the men and women behind the scenes.

April May Finds a Team (PB)

Author: G.P. Kolb

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1480980498

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 36

View: 3505

April May Finds a Team By: G.P. Kolb Meet April May, a young girl who discovers the wonderful world of soccer in her own backyard! When April May and her mother move into a new home, she finds a soccer field right behind her house and a secret place where she can watch and wonder while girls her age run, jump, learn, and play the game of soccer. April May dreams and wishes she could play, too, but thinks she never will, until, one day by accident, she finds out that she can! She even learns her first “tip” on how to play. Join April May as she begins her journey into a world she only dreamed of before.


Author: IUCN--The World Conservation Union,MC NEELY JEFFREY A,World Congress on

Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 825

View: 7962

Papers are arranged under 16 chapter headings. Includes papers on conserving areas in the arctic and antarctic.

This Winged World

An Anthology of Aviation Fiction

Author: Thomas Collison

Publisher: N.A


Category: Aeronautics in literature

Page: 520

View: 3911



Author: BARON R

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 9781560981176

Category: Social Science

Page: 370

View: 3648



Author: Christen M. Wemmer

Publisher: Smithsonian

ISBN: 9780874749816

Category: Science

Page: 577

View: 4793

Each book in this series is a collection of papers presented by leading researchers at symposia held at the National Zoological Park or its Conservation and Research Center near Front Royal, Virginia.This comprehensive volume addresses three specific areas: reviews of key aspects of deer biology, field studies in progress on exotic deer species, and the management of selected species.