Book of Bastards, with Brian Thornton
The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
For history fanatics and scandal lovers alike comes this down-and-dirty, hilarious guide gives the inside scoop on the other American history--the illicit, scandalous one not mentioned in history class. This is the stuff tabloids are made of! The only history book to reveal the most corrupt and scandalous politicos in U.S. history, The Book of Bastards brings a much-needed breath of fresh air to the stale pages of America's history books. This guide cuts straight through all the deceptions and cover-ups to provide the real dirt on our country's most influential minds.
Brian Thornton has been a teacher since 1993, has taught at every level from sixth grade through college, served on a variety of committees at both middle and high school levels, worked on numerous teaching teams, and mentored countless junior and student teachers. He is the author of 101 Things You Didn't Know about Lincoln, The Everything Kids' States Book, The Everything Kids' Presidents Book, and Teacher Miracles, and is the coauthor of The Middle East: The Nations, Their Histories, and Their Conflicts.