This Is America: The American Spirit in Places and Peopleby Don Robb, Christine Joy Pratt (Illustrator)
Features a diverse collection of historical figures from
What is America? It's the special places that remind us of important events. It's the people who have dedicated themselves to improving our country. And most of all, it's the ideals and beliefs that we share. Informative text and bold scratchboard illustrations pay homage to our country's past and present.
Features a diverse collection of historical figures from science, entertainment, politics, and education.
Ties into social studies, history, geography, and language arts curriculum.
- Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
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- Product dimensions:
- 8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 6 - 9 Years
Meet the Author
Don Robb began his second career in educational publishing after seven years as a teacher. After graduating from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he studied history and political science, Don taught Spanish, French, and English as a second language at the high school level in Toledo, Ohio, then later at a junior high school in Hackensack, New Jersey.
His first job in publishing was as a foreign language consultant for Holt, Rinehart. He went on to serve in a variety of editorial and marketing capacities there, and at Houghton Mifflin Co., where he became a vice president. He left that position to join Charlesbridge (then Mastery Education Corporation) in 1981.
Don is an avid reader and a writer. His particular interests are historyespecially American historyscience non-fiction, and mysteries.
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