A History of The US, 10 Volume Set, Revised Edition   -     By: Joy Hakim
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A History of The US, 10 Volume Set, Revised Edition

Oxford University Press / 2007 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.25 X 7.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0195327268
ISBN-13: 9780195327267
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Series: A History of the US

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Recommended by the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy as an exemplary informational text.

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 1907, 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 in this new edition 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. This series is also available in an 11-volume set containing the same revisions and updates to all ten main volumes plus the Sourcebook and Index volume.

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.

Author Bio


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.

Editorial Reviews


"[An] exciting series... Ms. Hakim braids multiple narratives together to bring alive material long dead to children's imaginations."--The New York Times Book Review


"Joy Hakim didn't rewrite history. But she did make it a whole lot more fun to read."--Education Week


"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." --Kirkus Reviews


"Merits every accolade, starting with the most personal: I couldn't put it down."--Washington Post Book World


"The liveliest, most realistic, most well-received American history series ever written for children."--Los Angeles Times


"A thorough and accurate narrative of our nation's history."--The Philadelphia Inquirer


"I think this is the best American history written for young people that I have ever seen."--David Herbert Donald, Harvard University; Pulitzer prize-winning author of Lincoln


"When master storyteller Joy Hakim wields her pen, you're in for a breathtaking adventure."--Teaching K-8


"An attention to detail and drama alike make these recommended choices for not only readers ages 8-13 but for entire families."--Children's Bookwatch


"Absorbing, real and even fun to read."--Voice of Youth Advocates


"Books of real substance that speak directly to kids."--Jean Fritz, author of Shhh, We're Writing the Constitution


"One of the best nonfiction series of the decade. Impossible to put down."--School Library Journal


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