ERIC Number: ED428987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Literature Connections to American History, K-6: Resources to Enhance and Entice.
Adamson, Lynda G.
More than 2,600 historical fiction novels, biographies, history trade books, CD-ROMs, and videotapes published between 1990 and 1998 are listed in this resource guide designed for teachers and librarians. The guide allows educators to easily locate quality materials to supplement U.S. history courses. Titles are listed first, according to grade levels within specific geographical time periods, and further organized according to product type. Eras outlined in the guide include: "North America before 1600"; "The American Colonies, 1600-1774"; "The American Revolution, 1775-1783"; "The Early United States, 1784-1814"; "The Settling of the West, Native Americans, and Sea Journeys, 1775-1916"; "Immigrants and Multicultural Heritages, 1814 to the Present"; "Slavery, Abolitionism, and Women's Rights, 1814-1865"; "The Civil War 1861-1865"; "Reconstruction, the Progressive Era, and the Early Twentieth Century, 1866-1916"; "World War I and the Depression, 1917-1941"; "World War II, 1941-1945"; "The Mid-Twentieth Century, 1946-1975"; and "Since 1975." Annotated bibliographies describe each title including publication information, and awards won. An author/illustrator index, title index, and subject index conclude the guide. (BT)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Optical Data Disks, Social Studies, United States History, Videotape Cassettes
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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