America Has Fun: The Roaring Twenties

America Has Fun: The Roaring Twenties

by Sean Price
     
 

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Find out about this exciting time in America’s past! With fun dances like The Charleston and crazy fads like “flag-pole sitting,” many people enjoyed themselves during this decade. People loved following sports stars like Babe Ruth and Helen Wills. They also wanted to know where Charles Lindbergh was going to fly next! Who were the flappers? What

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Find out about this exciting time in America’s past! With fun dances like The Charleston and crazy fads like “flag-pole sitting,” many people enjoyed themselves during this decade. People loved following sports stars like Babe Ruth and Helen Wills. They also wanted to know where Charles Lindbergh was going to fly next! Who were the flappers? What was the Harlem Renaissance? And what put an end to all of the fun? Each book in the 'American History Through Primary Sources' series delivers curriculum content by way of primary source material. Background knowledge of the subject matter is incorporated into the text. The books use clear, predictable text structures and have been leveled by a literacy expert to ensure accessibility. Vocabulary is defined at the point of use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410931115
Publisher:
Raintree Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
American History Through Primary Sources Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Sean Stewart Price has written more than 50 books for children and teenagers, and his biography "Front Page Lives: Benazir Bhutto" garnered a starred review from Booklist. He has edited nine books for teachers and contributed to numerous text books and reference works. A former managing editor of "Junior Scholastic" magazine in New York, Price has written articles for publications such as "National Geographic Kids" and "The New York Times Upfront". He lives with his family in Alabama.

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