The Century for Young People: 1936-1961: Defining America
Random House Children's Books, Sep 22, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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 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 resouce. It is the story of our time for all time.
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