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History US 1900 to Present


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In America's Shadow
In America's Shadow
by Kimberly Komatsu
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Chronicles the history of Japanese Americans from immigration to the World War II internment, as told through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather.... (read more)

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Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century #05: Ms. and the Material Girls: Perceptions of Women from the 1970s Through the 1990s
Images and Issues of Women in the Twentieth Century #05: Ms. and the Material Girls: Perceptions of Women from the 1970s Through the 1990s
by Catherine Gourley
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Who were the women who called themselves ?Ms.? and who were the Material Girls? They weren?t specific individuals, but rather symbols that defined perceptions of women during the 1970s through the 1990s. The term Ms. was adopted by feminists? women who... (read more)

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We Shall Overcome: The History of the American Civil Rights Movement (People's History)
We Shall Overcome: The History of the American Civil Rights Movement (People's History)
by Reggie Finlayson
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This award-winning and positively reviewed series takes an in-depth look at patterns of change in ordinary people's lives. Diaries, letters, newspaper accounts, period literature, and other primary resources bring a sense of immediacy to each book, while... (read more)

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Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary
Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary
by Elizabeth Partridge
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An inspiring look at the fight for the vote, by an award-winning author Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement became Selma, Alabama. Award-winning... (read more)

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World War II to the New Frontier, 1940-1963 (History of Multicultural America)
World War II to the New Frontier, 1940-1963 (History of Multicultural America)
by William Loren Katz
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A History of Multicultural America recounts the often neglected story of the many people from every continent whose descendants now make up the American mosaic of races and cultures. Arranged in a chronological narrative, this series begins with the... (read more)

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Sweet Land of Liberty
Sweet Land of Liberty
by Deborah Hopkinson
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When Oscar Chapman learned that Marian Anderson was not allowed to sing at Constitution Hall because of the color of her skin, he found an appropriate venue for a concert, the Lincoln Memorial.... (read more)

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Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America
Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America
by Karen Blumenthal
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andlt;Bandgt;Can girls play softball? Can girls be school crossing guards? Can girls play basketball or ice hockey or soccer? Can girls become lawyers or doctors or engineers? andlt;BRandgt; Of course they can...andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; today. But... (read more)

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The Two Brothers (Family Heritage)
The Two Brothers (Family Heritage)
by William Jaspersohn
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Award-winning author William Jaspersohn brings American history alive in a moving immigrant tale. The story retells the amazing, true saga of the Eurich brothers from Prussia, who arrive five years apart in America in the 1880s and who miraculously end... (read more)

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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Chicago Gangster!: Some Dangerous Characters You'd Better Avoid (You Wouldn't Want To...)
You Wouldn't Want to Be a Chicago Gangster!: Some Dangerous Characters You'd Better Avoid (You Wouldn't Want To...)
by Rupert Matthews
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This lively and interactive series is sure to enthrall young readers by making them a part of the story. Readers will become the main character and can revel in the gory, dark, horrific side of life throughout important moments in history. Full color.... (read more)

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I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II
I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II
by Marisabina Russo
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What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into hiding in the mountains. Based on the experiences... (read more)

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An Age Extremes (History of Us)
An Age Extremes (History of Us)
by Joy Hakim
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For the captains of industry-men like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford-the Gilded Age is a time of big money. Technology boomed with the invention of trains, telephones, electric lights, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and... (read more)

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Born and Bred in the Great Depression
Born and Bred in the Great Depression
by Jonah Winter
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East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family history in a lyrical text that is clear, honest... (read more)

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Freedom: A History of US
Freedom: A History of US
by Joy Hakim
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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. Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books... (read more)

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Hip-Hop U.S. History: The New and Innovative Approach to Learning American History with CD (Audio) (Flocabulary Study Guides)
Hip-Hop U.S. History: The New and Innovative Approach to Learning American History with CD (Audio) (Flocabulary Study Guides)
by Blake Harrison
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Featuring an audio CD with 45 minute of original, educational, and cutting-edge music, this latest entry in the innovative Flocabulary series turns U.S. history—from pre-Colonial days through World War II—into an enjoyable experience. ... (read more)

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If You Lived 100 Years Ago
If You Lived 100 Years Ago
by Ann Mcgovern
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Travel back in time to explore life in New York City 100 years ago, where there's not a television or computer in sight. Discover how people the rich and poor dressed, traveled, dined and entertained.... (read more)

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Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent (Women of Action)
Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent (Women of Action)
by Pearl Witherington Cornioley
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 There was a full moon on the evening of September 22, 1943, when Pearl Witherington, age 29, parachuted into France to aid the French Resistance as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE). Out of the 400 agents sent to... (read more)

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Actual Times #04: America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell
Actual Times #04: America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell
by Don Brown
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One of School Library Journals Best Nonfiction Books of 2011One of Horn Books Best Nonfiction Books of 2011 On the ten year anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, a straightforward and sensitive book for a generation of readers too young to remember... (read more)

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Postwar America: A Student Companion (Student Companions to American History)
Postwar America: A Student Companion (Student Companions to American History)
by Harvard Sitkoff
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The half-century since the end of World War II has been crucial in defining America's image of itself and role in the world. A thorough survey of an era dominated by the cold war on the international front and conflicting social forces at home, this... (read more)

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The Making of America: The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
The Making of America: The History of the United States from 1492 to the Present
by Robert D Johnston
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From the first contact of Europeans with Native Americans in 1492 to the current events of the 21st century, this comprehensive volume makes the story of America interesting and fun for today' s visually oriented kids. Major eras and social movements... (read more)

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Sourcebook
Sourcebook
by Joy Hakim
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Features a complete index and vocabulary to the series, as well as a collection of 94 primary sources relating the U.S. history that will make every history lover ecstatic. This sourcebook traces the development of the fundamental ideals on which our... (read more)

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