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Burleigh, Robert.
New York :  Holt, 2004.
IL K-3, RL 4.9
ISBN 0805070826

(2 booktalks)

Booktalk #1

Moments in history.  Events that shaped our country.  From the first Thanksgiving through the horrible events of 9/11, this book offers a snapshot of emotions surrounding those events.  Based on real life events, each one is accompanied by a short explanation of how it might have felt to be part of history.

Booktalk #2

Choose 5 or 6 of the events and have the students try to match the date. This book outlines 18 significant events in American history. (Prepared by Theresa Harmon, SCASL Children’s Book Awards)

Non fiction SUBJECTS:     United States -- History -- Anecdotes.
                        United States -- Biography.


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