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50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet

The remarkable stories of 50 Americans are highlighted in this second addition, which features 10 new heroes. Part of the royalties of the book go to Diana’s Dreamers: Determined to Defeat Breast Cancer, an organization started by Denenberg on behalf of his sister, Diana, who passed away in 2007 after an 18-year, on-and-off battle with cancer. Diana, Denenberg says, is one of his biggest heroes, and was one of the inspirations for the book.

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: November 1803 to March 1804

Julie L. Lautenschlager serves as associate editor for this edition of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. This series includes documents of historical significance, as well as private notes.