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  • Tracking The Truth Of The Underground Railroad

    Tracking The Truth Of The Underground Railroad
    A century and a half after its peak years of activity, historians are still struggling to put together a clear and accurate picture of the Underground Railroad in Connecticut. The problem largely is the clandestine nature of the system itself; the...
  • Chapter Six: Hate Makes A Heroine

    Chapter Six: Hate Makes A Heroine
    On the night of Sept. 9, 1834, Prudence Crandall, her new husband and some of her black female students were inside her school in the village of Canterbury when they heard loud voices outside and then banging on the doors. They heard glass being smashed...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. BOOKS: "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 24, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 24, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris (Ace: $25.95) Sookie Stackhouse finds herself a pawn in a war with a race of unhuman beings. || 2 || || 2. || The 8th Confession by James Patterson (Little,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for April 26, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $22.99) The final book in the "Twilight" saga finds Bella choosing immortality. || 37 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown:...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 14, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) A recently downsized reporter investigates a serial killer who uses his computer job to find his victims. || 1 || || 2. || Shanghai Girls...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 10, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || First Family by David Baldacci (Grand Central: $27.99) A child is kidnapped from a birthday party held at Camp David. || 2 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19.99)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for May 31, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 3 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer (Little,...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 7, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Disney Hyperion: $17.99) Percy Jackson and his army of demigods battle to stop the Lord of Time. || 4 || || 2. || Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child (Delacorte: $27)...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for August 2, 2009.
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Shanghai Girls by Lisa See (Random House: $25) Two sisters from Shanghai encounter tragedy and heartbreak as they are sold into arranged marriages in 1930s Los Angeles. || 8 || || 2. || The...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for June 21, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown: $27.99) A recently downsized reporter investigates a serial killer who uses his computer job to find his victims. || 2 || || 2. || Shanghai...