BISAC Subject YAN038060

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America

Augusto Pinochet's Chile, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Augusto Pinochet, commander-in-chief of Chile’s army, rose to power in 1973 when he participated in a military coup to overthrow the president, Salvador Allende. Allende was a Socialist, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 983.06'5

Che Guevara: You Win or You Die

October 9, 1967. World-renowned revolutionary Che Guevara is dead at the age of thirty-nine. The charismatic Argentinian revolutionary had been leading guerilla fighters in the jungles of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 980.03'5092

Swashbuckling Scoundrels: Pirates in Fact and Fiction

You might be a fan of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. But did you know that real-life pirates were even more daring and charismatic? For example, Edward Teach, better… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1180
  • Dewey: 910.4'5