Contemporary United States

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Following a student working on a school project, this engaging title takes readers on a journey of contemporary US history using primary sources and artifacts.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 973
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Guided Reading Level X
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781610801959), Paperback (9781610802833), PDF (9781610802154), ePub (9781610807036), Hosted ebook (9781610802154H), Kindle (9781624318627), ePIB (9781631886904)
Copyright 2012
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

Library Media Connections - History Digs

Stories in each title are told through the eyes of a student who acts as a historian gathering facts, artifacts, and photographs from interviews, museums, and other locations. A mission is given at the beginning of each book. Although the chapters are short, these are good starter books for historical periods. Read a full review in the May/June 2012 edition of Library Media Connections by Sue N. Howard, Educational Reviewer, Memphis, Tennessee. This series is Recommended

Author: Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham is the author of several books, including biographies of Joseph Stalin and J. Edgar Hoover and a series on diseases in human history. He lives in Chicago.

  • Your Mission
  • What You Know
  • The Moon Landing
  • Walmart
  • The Cell Phone
  • Terror Attacks
  • Hurricane Katrina
  • The Gulf Oil Spill
  • Mission Accomplished!
  • Consider This
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Further Missions
  • Index
Author/Illustrator biography
Detailed maps
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Sources for further research
Table of contents
Full-color photographs