The Century for Young People Defining America: 1936-1961 (Paperback)
|Author: Peter/ Brewster Jennings|
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|"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 a 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 volume. It is the story of our time for all time.
From the Publisher:
The 20th century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history; adapted from the #1 national best seller especially for young readers, each contains 16-page inserts of exquisitely reproduced photographs having an astonishing power to illuminate history. Co-authored by the late award-winning chief anchor of ABC's