Smokestacks and Spinning Jennys: Industrial Revolution

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Capstone Classroom, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Crucial eras and events in American history are brought to life through primary resources in this high interest series written especially for less able readers. The personal struggles of the people making history guide the reader through each book. Background knowledge of the subject matter is incorporated into the text and vocabulary is defined at the point of use. The books use clear, predictable text structures and have been leveled by a literacy expert to ensure accessibility.

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Sean Stewart Price has written more than 50 books for children and teenagers, and his biography "Front Page Lives: Benazir Bhutto" garnered a starred review from Booklist. He has edited nine books for teachers and contributed to numerous text books and reference works. A former managing editor of "Junior Scholastic" magazine in New York, Price has written articles for publications such as "National Geographic Kids" and "The New York Times Upfront". He lives with his family in Alabama.

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