A History of US: War, Terrible War: A History of US Book Six: A ^AHistory of US, cartea 6

Autor Joy Hakim
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 6 feb 2007
Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.Riveting, moving, and impossible to put down, War, Terrible War takes us into the heart of the Civil War, from the battle of Manassas to the battle of Gettysburg and on to the South's surrender at Appomattox Court House. Follow the common soldiers in blue and gray as they endure long marches, freezing winter camps, and the bloodiest battles ever fought on American soil. Off the war fields, War, Terrible War captures the passion and commitment of abolitionists and slaveowners alike in their fiery debates throughout the land. With profiles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, John Brown, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis, soldiers on both sides, slave owners, abolitionists, average citizens, and others, War, Terrible War is the compelling story of a people affected by the horrors of war during this tragic and dramatic period in A History of US.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.
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ISBN-13: 9780195327205
ISBN-10: 0195327209
Pagini: 176
Ilustrații: 220 b/w halftones & music examples, 40 color halftones & maps
Dimensiuni: 191 x 229 x 10 mm
Greutate: 0.36 kg
Editura: Oxford University Press
Colecția OUP USA
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Locul publicării:New York, United States


[An] exciting series... Ms. Hakim braids multiple narratives together to bring alive material long dead to children's imaginations.
Joy Hakim didn't rewrite history. But she did make it a whole lot more fun to read.
Readers young and old will find themselves amused, amazed, and engrossed by this searching, opinionated survey. In every sense a fresh look at our history.
Merits every accolade, starting with the most personal: I couldn't put it down.
The liveliest, most realistic, most well-received American history series ever written for children.
A thorough and accurate narrative of our nation's history.
I think this is the best American history written for young people that I have ever seen.
When master storyteller Joy Hakim wields her pen, you're in for a breathtaking adventure.
An attention to detail and drama alike make these recommended choices for not only readers ages 8-13 but for entire families.
Absorbing, real and even fun to read.
Books of real substance that speak directly to kids.
One of the best nonfiction series of the decade. Impossible to put down.

Notă biografică

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