An Age of Extremes by Joy Hakim
1880-1917. A History of US, Book 8 (Reformatted eBook Edition)

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Readers familiar with this book in print will find that this digital edition appears much changed. The electronic edition focuses on Joy Hakim’s rich narrative, and in order to optimize for all e-book reading devices, we have chosen not to incorporate the visual design of A History of US in print, which includes images, photographs, captions, and sidebars in addition to the core text. The print edition of this book is available to purchase online and at your local bookstore.

About the series: A History of US has captivated young readers and educators alike with Joy Hakim’s engaging stories of how America began, won its independence, and paved the way to the nation it is today. The series has been praised and awarded several times over the years, most recently winning the Text and Academic Authors Association William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award. The series is also recommended by the Common Core State Standards as exemplary informational texts in the English Language Arts Curriculum, making them a great addition to any classroom.

Hakim, a former teacher and editor, has been lauded as a master storyteller. This electronic edition of The First Americans presents the story of early encounters between the first peoples to come to the American continents— uninterrupted— for readers to enjoy again and again.

About Joy Hakim

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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.
Published September 28, 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA. 224 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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