The Century for Young People: Defining America 1936-1961

The Century for Young People: Defining America 1936-1961

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By Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster
Publish Date: September 22, 2009
9780385737685
Trade Paperback
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

 

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 most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey back in time to experience, through vivid first-person accounts, the most surprising and the most terrifying events of the past hundred years. These are the voices of ordinary people—children and adults who were a part of history in the making. Their joys and sorrows, their hopes and fears provide a compelling insider's look at momentous events that have reshaped the world. The Century for Young People is a riveting read and an essential research volume. It is the story of our time for all time.