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A History of Us: Ten-Volume Set Revised Edition
Contributor(s): Hakim, Joy (Author)

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ISBN: 0195327268     ISBN-13: 9780195327267
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Binding Type: Other
Published: March 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.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - General
Dewey: 973
LCCN: 2005049052
Age Level: 11-14
Grade Level: 6-9
Lexile Measure: 810
Physical Information: 5.6" H x 8.3" W x 10.2" (10.70 lbs)
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
- Catalog Heading - Social Studies
- Topical - Home Schooling
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Maps
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

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 1907, 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 in this new edition 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. This series is also available in an 11-volume set containing the same revisions and updates to all ten main volumes plus the Sourcebook and Index volume.

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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