DuMont, Brianna

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The Dictators
Who They Are and How They Have Influenced Our World
Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
History has shown that dictators often share similarities in the ways they come to power, hold power, and topple from power. The Dictators is a fascinating presentation of eighteen of this century’s most powerful dictators, representing fourteen countries. Their lives, political and social theories,... [READ MORE]
Treason in America
Disloyalty Versus Dissent
Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
Treason can be defined as “the breach of the allegiance which a person owes to the state under whose protection he lives.” But what exactly does it mean to be guilty of a “breach of the allegiance” owed to your country? In a country that guarantees freedom of speech and dissent tp all citizens, the extent... [READ MORE]
Famous Phonies
Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History
Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
Fakes, frauds, and phonies. Sounds like a book filled with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Some of the biggest names in history can be found between these pages—and the light isn’t flattering. (We’re looking at you, George “I must not tell a lie” Washington.) Famous Phonies: Legends,... [READ MORE]
Fantastic Fugitives
Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History (While on the Run!)
Brianna DuMont, Bethany Straker
(Sky Pony Press)
Think fugitives are always bad guys running from the law? Think again! The twelve fugitives in this book annoyed everyone, including queens, presidents and popes. But they didn’t let the peeved or the powerful stop them from breaking laws. They stood up for what they believed in, which could be as noble... [READ MORE]
Man of Steel: Joseph Stalin
Russia's Ruthless Ruler
Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
Early in life, Joseph Stalin became convinced of the inevitability of social revolution. And in it, he was determined to play a prominent role. He carefully masked his great personal ambition during his long climb to power and devoted all this energies to furthering the cause of Lenin and Bolshevism.... [READ MORE]
Thrilling Thieves
Liars, Cheats, and Double-Crossers Who Changed History
Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
What do Mother Theresa, Honest Abe, and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? They’re all too good for this book, that’s what. In this exciting third book in Brianna DuMont’s Changed History series, it’s the thieves, pirates, and rogues who alter history. Sure, there are a few familiar faces like Queen Elizabeth... [READ MORE]
Laws that Changed America
Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
Jules Archer begins with laws that opened up America—public lands and homesteading—and continues with banking, the Bill of Rights, subversion and sedition, foreign policy. Natural resources, labor, business, education and welfare, farming, Prohibition, the New Deal, the draft and G. I. Bills, slavery... [READ MORE]
Superspies
The Secret Side of Government
Jules Archer, Brianna DuMont
(Sky Pony Press)
Anyone who has ever participated in a demonstration, gone to a rally, or even written a term paper on a subject remotely “un-American,” you may have been watched. Whether they’ve helped organize a union or engaged in anti-labor activities, there is a chance that your phone may be tapped or your mail... [READ MORE]
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