America's Story (Group 1)

There are multiple ways to look at one event in history.
People can have different memories and understandings of an event based on their
ideas and beliefs. This series introduces readers to diverse perspectives from
different periods and movements in U.S. history, providing clear insight while
also inviting students to assess the information critically. Each book focuses
on an iconic period of U.S. history, such as the colonial era or the civil
rights movement. For each point in history, this series uses historical primary
sources such as letters, personal accounts, and newspaper articles to provide
evidence of diverse viewpoints. These exciting books also demonstrate how
perspectives have changed and developed over time. Readers will gain a fuller
understanding of U.S. history and the ability to thoughtfully evaluate
historical sources.
Each Book Contains:

• Sidebars to highlight poignant
material or define key terms

• Photographs that engage readers and explain
accompanying text

• Excerpts from historical sources that provide a variety
of perspectives

• A glossary and index to provide readers with
easy-to-reference content
Curriculum Connections:

• Accessible,
age-appropriate books designed to introduce readers to primary-source
material

• Diverse perspectives and opinions about different events and
periods in U.S. history are provided

RL
Grades
8
IL
Grades
8-12+
Details:
Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-4399-5
Copyright: 2020
Reading Level: Grade 8
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 6" x 9"