Cornerstones of Freedom - 4 Volumes

Cornerstones of Freedom - 4 Volumes
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    Format: Reinforced Hardcover
    Publisher: Childrens Press
    Series: Cornerstones of Freedom
    Ages: 9 to 14
    Size: 8½ X 9¾
    Total Pages: 48
    For Grades: 3 to 8
    List Price: $108.68
    Publisher's School and Library Price: $75.80
    Your Price: $17.43
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    The story of America has unfolded over a relatively short period of time, yet it has captured the world's imagination ever since the Pilgrims first set foot on these shores. Founded on the highest principals, and sustained through hard work, sacrifice, ingenuity, and devotion, the American legacy has been passed on from one generation to the next.

    Cornerstones of Freedom Series chronicles that legacy. Each volume conveys a dramatic and defining moment in American history, from colonial times to the present. While fun to read, the books are also highly factual and support the school curriculum. In addition, the series effectively enables young people to acquire critical research skills through the use of important reference features. Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series is an exceptional and indispensable social studies resource for young readers.

    — Inside Old Ironsides

    Features include:

    • Approximately 48 pages in each book
    • Index
    • Glossary
    • Timeline
    • Find out more resources

    Titles include:

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The Attack on Pearl Harbor

    On a peaceful morning in December 1941, the crews of ninety-four American warships anchored at a naval base in Hawaii were having breakfast and getting ready for church. Suddenly, the sky was filled with darting airplanes. There were thunderous crashes of exploding bombs and torpedoes. In a matter of minutes, ships were sinking and burning-and men were dying. Caught completely unaware by a Japanese attack, America was thrust into World War II!

    Old Ironsides

    Discusses the history and exploits of the U.S.S. Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," a frigate built in the late eighteenth century to fight the pirates of the Barbary States that still floats today.

    The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    Tells the story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire on March 25, 1911 which was on of the worst fires in New York City History.

    Women's Right to Vote

    Describes the events of the woman's suffragist movement in the United States and profiles leading suffragists.