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									Joy HakimJoy Hakim
Former educator and editor Joy Hakim made learning about American history hip for kids around the world with her Michener Prize-winning series A History of U.S. Her secret? Says Hakim: "to find the story in a subject is to discover its essence."

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Name:
Joy Hakim
Current Home:
Virginia
Education:
B.A. in Government, Smith College; M.A., Goucher College
Awards:
Michener Prize for the A History of U.S. series





Hakim's Latest Lesson

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								Freedom: A History of U.S., Author: 
								Joy Hakim, Foreword by George W. Bush and Laura Bush.

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Freedom: A History of U.S.
by Joy Hakim, Foreword by George W. Bush and Laura Bush
In her latest refreshing look at U.S. history, inspirational educator Hakim explores the concept of freedom and what it means from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the challenges America faces in the post-9/11 age.



History Goes Hollywood

A host of top Hollywood celebrities participated in a 16-part PBS companion presentation of Freedom: A History of U.S., airs throughout January 2003. Hosted by Today anchor Katie Couric, the all-star cast includes Julia Roberts, Anthony Hopkins, Angela Bassett, Reese Witherspoon, Billy Crystal and Robin Williams.



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								The First Americans (A History of US Series #1), Vol. 1, Author: 
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The First Americans (A History of US Series #1), Vol. 1
by Joy Hakim
Hakim is best-known for this ten-volume series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide and made the events of U.S. history as riveting as fiction for readers of all ages.

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								Making Thirteen Colonies (A History of U.S. Series #2), Author: 
								Joy Hakim.

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Making Thirteen Colonies (A History of U.S. Series #2)
by Joy Hakim


*From Colonies to Country (A History of U.S. Series #3)  by Joy Hakim
*The New Nation (A History of U.S. Series #4)  by Joy Hakim
*Liberty for All? (A History of U.S. Series #5)  by Joy Hakim
*War, Terrible War (A History of U.S. Series #6)  by Joy Hakim
*See the entire A History of U.S. series