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A History of Us: The First Americans: Prehistory-1600 a History of Us Book One Revised Edition
Contributor(s): Hakim, Joy (Author)

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ISBN: 0195327152     ISBN-13: 9780195327151
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: February 2007
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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.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places - United States - Native American
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - General
Dewey: 973
Age Level: 11-14
Grade Level: 6-9
Lexile Measure: 810(Not Available)
Series: History of US (Paperback)
Physical Information: 0.37" H x 7.51" W x 9.09" (0.94 lbs) 192 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
- Topical - Home Schooling
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Price on Product, Table of Contents
 
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Publisher Description:
Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

Thousands of years--way before Christopher Columbus set sail--wandering tribes of hunters made their way from Asia across the Bering land bridge to North America. They didn't know it, but they had discovered a New World. The First Americans is a fascinating re-creation of pre-Columbian Native
American life, and it's an adventure of a lifetime! Hunt seals with the Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff-top mesa; hunt the mighty buffalo; and set sail with Leif Erickson, Columbus, and all the early great explorers--Cabot, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Henry the Navigator, and more--in this
brilliantly told story of America before it was America.

About the Series:
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. Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text, A History of US weaves
together exciting stories that bring American history to life. 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. In ten books
that span from Prehistory to the 21st century, young people will never think of American history as boring again.

 
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