America's Story (Groups 1 – 2)

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 essential set 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. Using primary sources such as
letters, personal accounts, and newspaper articles to provide evidence of
diverse viewpoints, these exciting books demonstrate how perspectives have
changed and developed over time. Your readers will gain a fuller understanding
of U.S. history and the ability to thoughtfully evaluate historical
Each Book Contains:

• Sidebars that 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 material
Curriculum Connections:

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

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

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-5382-6
Copyright: 2020
Reading Level: Grade 8
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 6" x 9"