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R. Conrad Stein

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R. Conrad Stein is the author of more than eighty books for young readers. A lifelong "train buff," he enjoys marveling at old engines and train equipment. Stein is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and has a degree in History from the University of Illinois.

    R. Conrad's Books

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    Careers in the US Marine Corps

    Careers in the US Marine Corps

    Taylor Baldwin Kiland and R. Conrad Stein
    Marines are known for being the first to fight in a battle. They are highly trained and are prepared at all times. In addition to being soldiers, marines are also code-breakers, engineers, transporters, charity workers, and musicians...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6948-0
    Binding: eBook
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    In the Shadow of Nuclear War

    R. Conrad Stein
    For thirteen days in 1962, two leaders, U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, faced an unthinkable situation—nuclear war. The possible loss of life and the amount of destruction would be incalculable...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-2905-7
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $33.27
    Discount Price: $24.95

    Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad

    Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad

    R. Conrad Stein
    Slaves escaping to the North faced dangerous journeys. Runaways traveled in darkness with slave catchers hot on their trail. But the Underground Railroad provided a beacon of hope and safety for thousands of African Americans...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-2799-2
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
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    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman

    "On My Underground Railroad I Never Ran My Train Off the Track"

    R. Conrad Stein
    On a dark, cold night, Harriet Tubman was leading a group of runaway slaves through the Maryland woods when they came across an unexpected river. With no path or boat to cross it, Tubman ordered her followers to wade the river on foot...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3481-5
    Binding: Library Bound Book
    List Price: $34.27
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    The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad

    The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad

    Stories in American History

    R. Conrad Stein
    In the Civil War, the Union's victory over the Confederacy was largely due in part to the superior Northern railroads, which kept the military stocked with supplies. As a result, the United States realized the great value of a transcontinental railroad and pushed to connect the east with the west...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-4620-7
    Binding: eBook
    List Price: $34.27
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    The Korean War

    The Korean War

    Kevin Hall and R. Conrad Stein
    More than 36,000 Americans were killed in the Korean War, yet the three-year conflict went largely ignored by the American public as it took place. Through primary sources and personal accounts, informative sidebars, and riveting photos, this book provides readers with an in-depth look at this "Forgotten War" to help them understand the reasons behind it, the important battles and military leaders, what resulted from the war, and the legacy it has today. ..Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766076600
    Binding: eBook
    List Price: $37.27
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