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 Press
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781610801959), Paperback (9781610802833), Hosted ebook (9781610802154H)
Copyright 2012, 2012, 2012
Number of Pages 32, 32, 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