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A History of US, 11-Volume Set by Joy Hakim
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A History of US, 11-Volume Set

by Joy Hakim

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Excellent series. Well written, interesting, fun to read. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0195327276, Paperback)

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 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. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony.

And it's no wonder. Whether it's standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1904, the books in Joy Hakim's A History of US series weave together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Readers may want to start with War, Terrible War, the tragic and bloody account of the Civil War that has been hailed by critics as "magnificent." Or All the People, brought fully up-to-date with a thoughtful and engaging examination of our world after September 11th.

No matter which book they read, young people will never think of American history as boring again. Joy Hakim's single, clear voice offers continuity and narrative drama as she shares with a young audience her love of and fascination with the people of the past.

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Presents the history of America from the earliest times of the Native Americans to the Clinton administration.

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