9780809206216

Jamestown's American Portraits The Worst of Times Softcover

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  • ISBN13:

    9780809206216

  • ISBN10:

    0809206218

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-02-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Bring history to life with compelling stories,sweeping scope, and a welcoming sense of diversity Historical fiction helps students connect to their middle schoolsocial studies classes Reading skill instruction and cross-curricular connections improvecomprehension of historical fiction Strong multicultural flavor reflects the rich tapestry of our sharedAmerican heritages Jamestown's American Portraits , a saga of American families and friends,traces the history of America from the founding of Jamestown to the CivilRights Movement. This is a unique, enriching series designed to teachreading strategies appropriate for historical novels used in middle schoolreading, language arts, or social studies classes. Reading Level 5-8 Interest Level 6-8

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When the Depression strikes America, throwing millions out of work, Petey Williamson's family seems safe. Hadn't the boss promised Petey's father that he'd always have a job? But during the Depression, promises cannot always be kept, and Petey finds his family sliding rapidly into poverty. And when Petey's much-admired cousin Steve starts working as a union organizer in the battle to improve conditions for workers, poverty turns into tragedy.

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