Synopses & Reviews
Current events discussions are now an integral learning tool in classrooms across the country. With its up-to-the-moment content and engaging style, this major reference book is an essential resource for helping children relate today's news to the events of the past. Focusing on the who, what, when, where, and how, with stunning pictures and a cutting-edge visual style, DK's Children's Encyclopedia of American History is published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution to present a completely unique survey of the story of America. Featuring more than 1,000 photographs, plus maps, charts, and profiles of famous Americans, the design of the book has been painstakingly considered to pull in even the most reluctant reader.
Featuring more than 1,000 photos, plus maps, charts, and profiles of famous Americans, this major reference is an essential resource for helping children relate today's news to the events of the past. Full color.
About the Author
David C. King is a freelance author and educational consultant to the New York State Department of Education, New York City Board of Education, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Lincoln Center for the Arts in Education, and the National Council for the Social Studies. He has written more than 30 books for children and adults, and is the recipient of: The Children's Book Council Notable Book of the Year award, 1997 for First Facts About American Heroes.