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History US 1900 to Present


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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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Factory Girl
Factory Girl
by Barbara Greenwood
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At the dingy, overcrowded Acme Garment Factory, Emily Watson stands for eleven hours a day clipping threads from blouses. Every time the boss passes, he shouts at her to snip faster. But if Emily snips too fast, she could ruin the garment and be docked... (read more)

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The Devil on Trial: Witches, Anarchists, Atheists, Communists, and Terrorists in America's Courtrooms (Junior Library Guild Selection)
The Devil on Trial: Witches, Anarchists, Atheists, Communists, and Terrorists in America's Courtrooms (Junior Library Guild Selection)
by Philip Margulies
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Featuring five famous trials, this book examines the way our right to a fair trial can be threatened, when people are tempted to abandon their principles in the name of safety. Trials included are the Salem Witch Trials, the Haymarket Affair Trial, the... (read more)

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Growing Up in Coal Country
Growing Up in Coal Country
by Susan Ca Bartoletti
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Through interviews, newspaper accounts, and other original sources, Bartoletti pieced together a picture of life in the Pennsylvania coal mines at the turn of the century.... (read more)

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Persian Gulf War (Voices from the Past)
Persian Gulf War (Voices from the Past)
by Kathlyn Gay
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Describes the circumstances leading up to Iran's invasion of Kuwait and the political and military events of the Persian Gulf War, using quotes from people directly involved.... (read more)

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Purple Death
Purple Death
by David Getz
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It was the worst epidemic in this country's history, and the search for its cause is still one of science's most urgent quests. It was 1918, the last year of World War 1. Thousands of men lived in the crowded army training camps that were scattered all... (read more)

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Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement From 1954 to 1968
Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement From 1954 to 1968
by Diane McWhorter
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In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr... (read more)

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Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917
by Sally M Walker
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On December 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One ship was loaded top to bottom with munitions and the other held relief supplies, both intended for wartorn Europe. The resulting blast flattened two towns, Halifax and Dartmouth, and killed... (read more)

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A History of Us: Vol 4, the New Nation
A History of Us: Vol 4, the New Nation
by Joy Hakim
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Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text. Beginning with George Washington's inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, The New Nation tells the story of the... (read more)

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Young Oxford History of African Americans #11: Biographical Supplement and Index
Young Oxford History of African Americans #11: Biographical Supplement and Index
by David M P Freund
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The 10 volumes of The Young Oxford History of African Americans describe how black Americans shaped and changed the history of this nation. Starting in 1502, more than a century before the day in 1619 when 19 Africans stepped off a Dutch ship in... (read more)

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Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima
Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima
by James Bradley
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New York Times bestseller, now adapted for young readers, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the... (read more)

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New York (Great Cities Through the Ages)
New York (Great Cities Through the Ages)
by Paige Weber
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The variety and extravagant energy of innovation that characterize New York are captured in the pages of this engaging book. From the very beginning, diversity has been one of the city's primary characteristics. The first Dutch colonists arrived in 1624,... (read more)

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In Disguise!: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice
In Disguise!: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice
by Ryan Ann Hunter
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andlt;Bandgt;Investigate real-life adventures of espionage in this collection of impressive and inspiring profiles.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Spanning more than 300 years and numerous countries, andlt;Iandgt;In Disguise!andlt;/Iandgt... (read more)

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The First Americans
The First Americans
by Joy Hakim
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This volume starts in the Ice Age with some of our ancestors who hiked and canoed from Asia to the New World and, dozens of centuries later, got called Indians by Christopher Columbus. Evidently he had no idea where his ships had taken him.... (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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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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Trace 500 years of American history in this fascinating family reference—now updated to include the most significant developments of our time. Youll pore over landmark events, intriguing facts, and compelling biographies. Period art and... (read more)

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Understanding September 11th: Answering Questions about the Attacks on America
Understanding September 11th: Answering Questions about the Attacks on America
by Mitch Frank
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"TIME" magazine reporter Mitch Frank clearly and concisely explains why America was attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001, and answers essential questions raised by young people in the nation.... (read more)

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September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City
September 11, 2001: Attack on New York City
by Wilborn Hampton
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"NEW YORK TIMES editor Hampton presents a personal, emotional account of the attack on the World Trade Center. . . . Riveting." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) A blind man and his dog struggling to escape from the burning North Tower, a... (read more)

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Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
by Ann Bausum
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Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers (Junior Library Guild Selection)
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers (Junior Library Guild Selection)
by Tanya Lee Stone
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