'A History of US' is a 10- volume storyteller's history of our nation written for young people from 9 to 99. It begins ten of thousands of years ago with some hunters and seagoers who head east in search of game and fish. The story continues through time and place, telling of others who sail west over a broad ocean to the same opulent land. Together these diverse peoples create a New World and make it their own. The books take us through the 20th century, recounting events that have defined our past and will shape our future.
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