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The Century for Young People

The Century for Young People

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Published by Scholastic, Inc. .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7510660M
ISBN 100439168430
ISBN 109780439168434

  As a middle-schooler, I was obsessed with a series of Time Life books called This Fabulous Century. Each volume covered a decade of 20 th-century American history and was packed with photos, art Author: Rebecca Onion.   "A Doubleday book for young readers." Includes index Seeds of change -- Shell shock -- Boom to bust -- Stormy weather -- Over the edge -- Global nightmare -- An uneasy peace -- Mass markets -- Into the streets -- Years of doubt -- New morning Pages:

the events, people’s everyday lives unfolded. While it was men’s preoccupation to keep the country’s political and economic affairs going, women had an indispensable, though far less public, part to play. This paper aims at providing an outline of the seventeenth-century English marriage, viewed from the woman’s Size: KB. Life: Our Century in Pictures for Young People Richard B. Stolley, Editor, Amy E. Sklansky, Adapted by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers $ (p) ISBN .

In paperback with illustrations, this is the young adult edition of Howard Zinn’s classic telling of American history. A Young People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn with Rebecca Stefoff brings to U.S. history the viewpoints of workers, people who are enslaved, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in .   The Century book of famous Americans: the story of a young people's pilgrimage to historic homes by Brooks, Elbridge Streeter, Pages:


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Each sumptuous spread comes alive with Life magazine-style photos (over total), compelling captions, feature essays on historical events and people, and pale blue sidebars with the stories of ordinary men and women of the century.

With a new introduction aimed at young readers, and a higher personal story to narrative ratio than the full Cited by: 1.

It is an excellent, high-quality reference book that offers a lot to look at and pays excellent attention to detail. Room should be made for this book in the student's home library.

While the text from its predecessor, The Century, has been adapted here for young people, the writing style has not.4/5. Respected journalists Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster partner up to introduce young people to the past in this first volume of the new Century for Young People ng the years toit proves to be a well-written and informative look at the events that helped make America what it is today/5.

The volume overall does not go into the same amount of detail as Jennings and Brewster's recent The Century for Young People; on the other hand, Stolley, a longtime Time-Life journalist, covers events on a global scale. An ideal introduction for young people because of its highly visual focus, the book juxtaposes events close to home with those /5(9).

The Century for Young People book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an a /5(3).

THE CENTURY for young people is a brillant book. With well taken pictures and interesting pages. I advise it for anyone.

It told me many things I did not know about. Going form Panama Canal to the Prohibition. It shows the sad experiences of the Cited by: 1. Get this from a library.

The century for young people. [Jennifer Armstrong; Katherine Bourbeau; Todd Brewster; Peter Jennings] -- An adaptation of the bestselling adult version of The Century, offering young Americans a unique look at the past years, via not only archival material but through the eyes of the people who.

Get this from a library. The century for young people. [Jennifer Armstrong; Peter Jennings; Todd Brewster] -- A three-volume adaptation of The century for young people by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster in which United States events during the 20th century are explained.

The Century for Young People (Book): Armstrong, Jennifer: Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for children. The twentieth century has been a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history.

Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey back in time to experience the century's greatest moments. The Century for Young People Peter Jennings, Author, Jennifer Armstrong, Author, Todd Brewster, Joint Author Doubleday Books for Young Readers $ (p) ISBN More By and.

Just in time for the millennium comes this adaptation of Jennings and Brewster's The Century (). Still a browsable, coffee-table edition, the book divides the last years more or less by decade, with such chapter headings as "Shell Shock," "Global Nightmare," and "Machine Dreams." A sweeping array of predominantly black-and-white photographs documents the.

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London, Born: 11 SeptemberWhitehall, London. The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings, Jennifer Armstrong, and Todd Brewster.

4 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with Jennifer Armstrong; Grade; ; Genre; Nonfiction. The book spans nine epochs within the 20th century–exploring politics, science and technology, the arts, as well as the everyday lives of people.

The photos certainly do draw in the reader. The one above is of the “iron lung” that kept paralyzed young polio victims alive. Reynolds and the Eighteenth Century The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Ethel Conway ( - ) Read by Kara Shallenberg Copyright: CC.

Both the boo. Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Perfect Business, producer of the Unfair Advantage, & Shooting The Sacred Cows, gives his advice to young people, generation Y.

Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive. Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers. The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the Format: Ebook.

Read The Century for Young People reviews from parents on Common Sense Media. Become a member to write your own review. The Young People's Book of Saints explores the lives of sixty-three saints of the Western Church from the 1st to the 20th Century.

Every saint is different, everyone a unique personality. Each of them finds his vocation and destiny in a different way - teaching us that God has in mind for you and me a very special adventure that will be all our Range: 8 and :   Buy a cheap copy of Young Peoples Book of Saints: by Hugh Ross Williamson.

Saints are the men and women who best love Christ and His Church. They may be kings or queens, statesmen or soldiers, scholars, visionaries.

The contenders for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature include a novel in verse about a twelve-year-old soccer nut, an illustrated adventure story that draws on Chinese.Click the images for enlargements. • Early edition of the first comprehensive collection of Chaucer's works — along with several spurious pieces.

This is the fourth edition of the Workes, following the first ofwhich included the first printed appearances of a number of Chaucer's verse and prose pieces, among them the Book of the Duchess and the Legend of Good Women.“This is a thoroughly researched, engaging book that finally buries the notion that young people in 21 st century Britain are apathetic.

They are motivated by policy issues, and are politically active in both elections and protests.