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A History of Us: Student Study Guide for Book 3: From Colonies to Country, Grade 5, California Edition
Contributor(s): Hakim, Joy (Author)

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ISBN: 0195223160     ISBN-13: 9780195223163
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
OUR PRICE: $16.96  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 2006
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Annotation: Hakim's ten-volume history of the United States makes American history as exciting as an adventure story and as stimulating as a suspense yarn. She tells stories with all the fascinating sides of factual history. The dates and events, characters and complexities, heroes, heroines and villains are woven into the great American history. B&W illustrations throughout, index and timelines.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - General
Dewey: 973
Age Level: 10
Grade Level: 5
Lexile Measure: 810(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.16" H x 8.25" W x 11" (0.42 lbs) 76 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
 
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Publisher Description:
Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by reviewers, historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony.
And it's no wonder. Whether it's standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1904, the books in Joy Hakim's A History of US series weave together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Readers may want to start with War, Terrible War, the tragic and bloody account of the Civil War that has been hailed by critics as magnificent. Or All the People, brought fully up-to-date with a thoughtful and engaging examination of our world after September 11th. No matter which book they read, young people will never think of American history as boring again. Joy Hakim's single, clear voice offers continuity and narrative drama as she shares with a young audience her love of and fascination with the people of the past.
 
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