Real stories are the best stories

Diverse. Powerful. Page-turners. These are the not the history books you read in school. This is nonfiction that reads like fiction. Quindaro Press is on a mission to change the way we read the past. We want to inspire the next generation of readers with amazing, page-turning history. Our books are featured in leading journals including Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal.

Gunpowder Girls

Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies

“Pays compassionate tribute to the women and girls who paid the ultimate price.”

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Teen Eyewitness to GettysburgTillie Pierce: Teen Eyewitness to the Battle of Gettysburg

Junior Library Guild selection, first time in paperback!

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Firebrand: Ben Franklin Award Winner!Firebrand: The True Story of August Bondi

Ben Franklin Award Winner!

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Frontier Crusader for Women's RightsClarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women’s Rights

“Buy this for your daughters!”

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The Big Divide Travel Guide

The Big Divide: A Travel Guide

One trip and you’ll rethink everything you learned about the Civil War.

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