A History of US Index and Sourcebook: Documents that Shaped the American Nation (A History of US Series #11)

A History of US Index and Sourcebook: Documents that Shaped the American Nation (A History of US Series #11)

by Joy Hakim

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Overview

Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

Designed to accompany Joy Hakim's ten volume A History of US or as a stand alone reference, this collection of great American documents is ideal for all students of American history. Filled with primary sources, the Sourcebook and Index traces the gradual unfolding of ideas of freedom in America through letters, declarations, proclamations, court decisions, speeches, laws, acts, the Constitution, and other writings.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195327250
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/15/2007
Series: History of US Series , #11
Edition description: REV
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Joy Hakim, a former teacher, editor, and writer won the prestigious James Michener Prize for her series, A History of US, which has sold over 4 million copies nationwide. A graduate of Smith College and Goucher College she spent years teaching students from elementary school up to the college level. She also served as an Associate Editor at Norfolk's Virginian-Pilot, and was an Assistant Editor at McGraw-Hill's World News.

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