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ERIC Number: EJ1041728
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1056-0300
Girls Like Us: Looking at History through the American Girl Series
Philpott, Sarah Lewis
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v26 n3 p24-27 Jan-Feb 2014
Quality historical fiction enables readers to imagine what life might have been like for a variety of people, particularly those not typically written about in history texts. Social history of an era is often of particular interest to young students. This article looks at using the American Girl Series to interest students in history and provides classroom activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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