Reading Lists: Capitol Hill Library

Non-fiction picture books about people who overcame barriers -- and changed the world -- by following their passions.

During WWI the European powers all had their sights on the weakening Ottoman Empire. T. E. Lawrence and Gertrude Bell were two of the many forces at work in shaping the modern Middle East. Explore this topic further. This list was made for the Capitol Hill Branch Book Group when they read Lawrence in Arabia. -Bill K.