national geographic

The American Civil War, the National Geographic Way

The Untold Civil WarFor those who remember and loved Paul Harvey's "The Rest of the Story", I've got a book suggestion for you: The Untold Civil War published by National Geographic.  You'll get the rest of the story on things like the first pre-sized clothing, the rise of the U.S. Postal Service, and the real reason Abe Lincoln aged so much during the war.  Check it out.

National Geographic Adventurer Jennifer Pharr Davis

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 8th, at 7:00 PM at Evelyn Meador or  Wednesday, April 9th, at 7:00 PM at Freeman! As a part of Freeman Library's continuing celebration of 50 years of service to the Clear Lake area, Freeman Branch Library, along with Evelyn Meador Library, are pleased to host Jennifer Pharr Davis, hiker, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year!

Fast Facts

Answer BookNational Geographic has published a great new edition of its Answer Book with 10,001 facts about everything from the world's deadliest tornados to the Mars landings.  The book is heavy because it's full of beautiful color photos, charts, and illustrations to get you better acquainted with the world you live in.

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