Teaching With Dear America Books

Teaching With Dear America Books

Teaching With Dear America Books

A teaching guide to American history using the historical fiction series includes a variety of creative activities.

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Genre : Education
Author : Jeannette Sanderson
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 84 Pages
ISBN : 0439105471


My Face To The Wind

My Face To The Wind

Following her father's death from a disease that swept through her Nebraska town in 1881, teenaged Sarah Jane must find work to support herself and records in her diary her experiences as a young school teacher.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Jim Murphy
Publisher :
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 182 Pages
ISBN : 0590438107


The Fences Between Us

The Fences Between Us

Desperately waiting to learn the fate of her soldier brother who was stationed aboard the Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Piper struggles with strict rationing and blackouts in her Seattle home before her pastor father moves the family to an internment camp with his Japanese-American congregants. 60,000 first printing.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Kirby Larson
Publisher : Scholastic Press
Release : 2010
Total Pages : 313 Pages
ISBN : 0545224187


A Picture Of Freedom

A Picture Of Freedom

In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Pat McKissack
Publisher : Scholastic Incorporated
Release : 2011-01-01
Total Pages : 240 Pages
ISBN : 054526555X


Like The Willow Tree

Like The Willow Tree

After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake. Includes author's note about the Shakers.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Lois Lowry
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 226 Pages
ISBN : 9780545265560


Voyage On The Great Titanic

Voyage On The Great Titanic

In her diary in 1912, 13-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the Titanic and experiences its sinking.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Ellen Emerson White
Publisher : Scholastic Press
Release : 2010-11-01
Total Pages : 202 Pages
ISBN : 054523834X


A Journey To The New World

A Journey To The New World

Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Kathryn Lasky
Publisher :
Release : 2003-11-01
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 0439555043


I Thought My Soul Would Rise And Fly

I Thought My Soul Would Rise And Fly

Twelve-year-old Patsy keeps a diary of the ripe but confusing time following the end of the Civil War and the granting of freedom to former slaves.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Joyce Hansen
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 226 Pages
ISBN : 9780545280907


Color Me Dark

Color Me Dark

Eleven-year-old Nellie Lee Love records in her diary the events of 1919, when her family moves from Tennessee to Chicago, hoping to leave the racism and hatred of the South behind.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Pat McKissack
Publisher :
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 218 Pages
ISBN : 0590511599


Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

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Product Details :

Genre : Education
Author : James W. Loewen
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-10-16
Total Pages : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9780743296281