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Smithsonian: Children's Encyclopedia of American History, Fully Revised and Updated

DK / 2014 / Hardcover

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This comprehensive children's encyclopedia of American History is filled with photographs of artifacts, historical paintings and illustrations, maps, portraits, timelines, and other compelling imagery. From DK Publishing and the Smithsonian, this detailed reference work will introduce students to the key US events, trends, people, and moments. Organized chronologically into themed pages, cro ss-references help link related text, while special features focus on important people, technology, and other special topics. Beginning with contact and European-Native interactions, and bringing the reader through Obama's election and current events, students will learn about the many interactions and connections that have created the America we know today.

Ages 8-17 / Grades 3-12 : For younger students, parents should note that issues such as the Lewinsky scandal, AIDS, and GLBT issues. Not written from a Christian Conservative perspective. 320 pages with index, text of Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Presidents list, and state fact chart. Hardcover with dust jacket.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: DK
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 11.88 X 9.88 (inches)
ISBN: 1465428437
ISBN-13: 9781465428431
Ages: 8-17

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Publisher's Description

Prepare your child to understand American history, write great history reports, and have an easy, clear way to learn more about U.S. history with the Children's Encyclopedia of American History, an essential resource for understanding American history and the events that have shaped the creation of the United States. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, the Children's Encyclopedia of American History has accurate historical information illustrated by more than 750 photographs and art pieces, plus extensive maps, charts, and state-specific information.

Whether you're looking to broaden your child's understanding of current events or add a deeper understanding of U.S. history to a classroom discussion, the Children's Encyclopedia of American History is a perfect resource. Complete texts of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are printed right in the book for easy reference for classroom work or reports. Put today's news stories into a historical context for kids, or simply browse for the pleasure of learning more about the history of our republic — it's all here in the Children's Encyclopedia of American History!

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"An enticing introduction to American History" — School Library Journal

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