Omro Public Library (Carter Memorial)

Fascinating history, by Bonnie Hinman - alkaline paper

"Takes a vivid tour of 12 of history's most incredible stories. Discover where Henry Brown mailed himself in a box and how maggots saved lives during the Civil War. Find out how long the shortest war in history lasted and how a single man saved the world in the 1980s"--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
A dust veil blots out the sun -- A gun misfire saves President Jackson -- Henry Brown mails himself to freedom -- The mighty maggot saves lives -- An older brother faces tragedy -- The shortest war lasted under an hour -- The Great Wall is not tumbling down -- Spelling made simple -- President Wilson becomes the shepherd-in-chief -- Project Seal : making waves for war -- The weather becomes a weapon -- The man who saved the world -- Fact sheet -- Glossary
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
pages cm.

Library Locations

  • Omro Public Library (Carter Memorial)

    Carter Memorial Library 405 East Huron St, Omro, WI, 54963, US