Literature Links to American History, 7-12: Resources to Enhance and Entice

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Covering everything from the American Revolution, slavery and abolition, and World War II to women's rights and the history of Coca-Cola, Literature Links to American History, 7-12: Resources to Enhance and Entice connects a broad range of genres and formats—including fiction, biography, graphic novels, CDs, and DVDs—to American history. Books are arranged chronologically according to the time period they cover, beginning with North America before 1600 and ending with a chapter entitled "Since 1975."

Listed titles are in print and were positively reviewed by major journals or are widely held in library collections. They were chosen because they each offer a different perspective or overview of historical events or personages in American history that will enrich readers and entice them to explore additional sources.

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Table of Contents



General 1

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 1

History 2

Biography and Collective Biography 34

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and I Iistories 49

DVDs 50

Compact Discs 56

North America Before 1600 57

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 57

History 60

Biography and Collective Biography 62

DVDs 62

The American Colonies, 1600-1774 64

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 64

History 70

Biography and Collective Biography 76

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 82

DVDs 83

Compact Discs 84

The American Revolution, 1775-1783 86

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 86

History 90

Biography and Collective Biography 94

DVDs 98

Compact Discs 99

The Early United States, 1784-1814 101

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 101

History 104

Biography and Collective Biography 106

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 107

DVDs 107

Compact Discs 109

The Settling of the West, Native Americans, and Sea Journeys, 1775-1916 110

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 110

History 125

Biography and Collective Biography 135

DVDs 142

Compact Discs 143

Immigrants, and Multicultural Heritages, 1814-Present 145

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 145

History 152

Biography and Collective Biography 156

DVDs 158

Compact Discs 158

Society, Sedition, and Slavery, 1814-1865 160

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 160

History 171

Biography and Collective Biography 176

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 187

DVDs 187

Compact Discs 189

The Civil War, 1861-1865 191

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 191

History 200

Biography and Collective Biography 207

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 209

DVDs 210

Compact Discs 211

Reconstruction, The Progressive Era, and Suffrage, 1866-1916 213

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 213

History 225

Biography and Collective Biography 234

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 249

DVDs 250

Compact Discs 252

World War I and the Great Depression, 1917-1941 254

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 254

History 267

Biography and Collective Biography 278

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 296

DVDs 297

Compact Discs 300

World War II, 1941-1945 302

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 302

History 311

Biography and Collective Biography 318

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 323

DVDs 325

Compact Discs 328

The Mid-Twentieth Century, 1946-1975 329

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 329

History 359

Biography and Collective Biography 376

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 403

DVDs 405

Compact Discs 409

Since 1975 411

Historical Fiction and Fantasy 411

History 417

Biography and Collective Biography 421

Graphic Novels, Biographies, and Histories 430

DVDs 431

Compact Discs 433

Author Index 435

Title Index 445

Subject Index 473

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