American History Through Primary Sources Book Set

American History Through Primary Sources Book Set

National School Products


Crucial eras and events in American history are brought to life through primary sources in this high interest series written especially for struggling readers. From the American Revolution to the fight against segregation, 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. Accelerated Reader® titles. Titles include:

  • • Rebirth of a People: Harlem Renaissance
  • • Top Secret: Spy Equipment and the Cold War
  • • Strike it Rich in Cripple Creek: Gold Rush
  • • George Washington: Revolution and the New Nation
  • • Counting Coup: Customs of the Crow Nation
  • • Designing America: The Constitutional Convention
  • • Birth of a State: California Missions
  • • Crooks, Cowboys, and Characters: The Wild West
  • • Varian Fry: A Hero of the Holocaust
  • • Route 66: America’s Road
  • • Benjamin Franklin: A Life Well Lived
  • • Mathew Brady: Photographing the Civil War
  • • Working for Change: Struggle for Women’s Right to Vote
  • • How Did This Happen Here?: Japanese Internment Camps
  • • Cherokee Rose: The Trail of Tears

Set of 15 books, reinforced library binding, 32 pages each.