Author joy hakim breathes new life into subjects traditionally thought of as boring with her books on history and science geared for middle and high school students. Listen to a history of us by joy hakim, christina moore for free with a 30 day free trial. See all books authored by joy hakim, including a history of us. Viewing posts 1 through of total author posts december 14, 2017 at 11.
Recommended by the common core state standards for english language arts and literacy as an exemplary informational text. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Making thirteen colonies 16001740 history of us, 2, a history of us. Master storyteller and lifelong student of american history joy hakim takes readers from 9 to 99 on a breathtaking journey, from the ice age to the 21st century. Joy hakim history of us lifelong learning resources and. Hakim, a former teacher and newspaper editorial writer, is the author of the 10volume a history of us and the 3volume the story of science. The first americans prehistory1600 a history of us, and more on. Prehistory1600 a history of us book one by joy hakim. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read a history of us. Making thirteen colonies 16001740 history of us, 2, and a history of us. Vintage a history of us from colonies to country book by joy hakim 1993.
But a college professor suggests that his incoming freshmen read the whole series during their summer break. A graduate of smith college and goucher college she spent years teaching students from elementary school up to the college level. Recommended by the common core state standards for english language arts and literacy as an exemplary informational text, a history of us weaves together exciting stories that bring american history to life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A history of us is a 10volume, awardwinning series about the birth and development of the united states. If youre european, you come in search of freedom or riches. Readers may want to start with war, terrible war, the tragic and bloody account of the civil war that has been hailed by critics as. Each test checks understanding of chapter content, which is coordinated with the teaching guides for each volume of the a history of us set. All the people, the last volume in the series, covers us history from the end of world war ii to the present. I read a history of us around when i was in 2nd grade and it lit a fire in me.
Ever since i was a young girl, i have always loved history. I have learned so much history on top of the slim layer that is taught in school and. Michener prize in writing, is the perfect text for the talent development middle school history program. Did you know that freedom is adapted from the awardwinning oxford university press multivolume book series, a history of us by joy hakim. A history of us recommended by the common core state standards for english language arts and literacy as an exemplary informational text. Making thirteen colonies history of us by joy hakim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Here is a unit study of americas most famed men, the us presidents. The book will follow the thread of the programs and also expand on them, providing a more complete picture of the people and events that shaped a defiant band. Listen to unlimited audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. We are using a history of us by joy hakim to study us history. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Jan 01, 1993 join joy hakim as she dives through us history making it so fun youll always want to read more, especially when your at your boring social studies class. History of us joy hakim book 2 dates to remember flashcards.
A graduate of smith college and goucher college she spent years teaching students from. Whether its standing on the podium in seneca falls with the suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath new york city in 1907, the books in joy hakim s a history of us series weave together exciting stories that bring american history to life. Volume two of a history of us covers the years 1600 through 1740. Beginning with george washingtons inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, the new nation tells the story of the remarkable challenges that the new country faced. I am gathering free resources to go along with the books, and will be adding to this list of free us history resources as we work through each chapter. This volume starts in the ice age with some of our ancestors who hiked and canoed from asia to the new world and, dozens of centuries later, got called indians by. I am ordering the 10 book set and the source book book 11 as well as the assessment book. A history of us is a tenvolume and one sourcebook historical book series for children, written by joy hakim and first published in its entirety in 1995.
I especially love teaching about the history of america. And what about the indians, what is happening to them. A history of us is based on joy hakim s critically lauded series of ten textbooks, called a history of us. Joy hakim s a history of us, winner of the ncsss james a. American history, high school, joy hakim this topic has 12 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 2 years, 1 month ago by retrofam. A recent chapter from book one taught my 9yearold and i that the word missouri as in the river and the state we live in means men in big canoes and that sierra nevada means mountain range. Joy hakim born january 16, 1931 is an american author who has written a tenvolume history of the united states, a history of us, and freedom. This book begins with the british kicking the french out of north america and ends with the american colonists winning independence from the british. The first volume covered how the first americans crossed. The first book is awesome, with tons of interesting information. Student study guide for book 2 by joy hakim a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
High school world history world history classroom ancient world history middle school history world history lessons history for kids history books history. Im 24 now, and have never stopped learning about history. Making thirteen colonies by hakim, joy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Thousands of yearsway before christopher columbus set sailwandering tribes of hunters made their way from asia across the bering land bridge to north america. Reconstructing america, student study guide book 7 by joy hakim. Joy hakim wrote a successful american history book titled a history of us, which was published by oxford university press, not the big textbook corporations, because it was written as factual stories, not by a checklist. Mostly the books are found in 5th and 8th grades, because thats when we teach us history. Making thirteen colonies history of us hakim, joy on. Here are sample lessons from the ten teaching guides that constitute a.
The series is published by the us branch of oxford university press and is currently in its third edition. A history of us book one by joy hakim, 9780195327151, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. I am so confused about the resources for the series a history of us by joy hakim. The first volume covered how the first americans crossed over from. A history of us a trade book to accompany a 16part pbs series, all published by oxford university press.
The first volume covered how the first americans crossed over from asia to become indians and the first europeans, mainly the spanish but also the french and english, began settling the new world. The 71 tests in this assessment package have been designed around the primary goal of a history of us. She also wrote the story of science, which was published by the smithsonian, for the same reason. Master storyteller joy hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great. Master storyteller joy hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of american history in her awardwinning series a history of us. This kit includes a history of us books 19, book 10 all the people and book 11 a history of us sourcebook and index.
Joy hakim s books are some of the finest history books i have ever read. Start studying history of us joy hakim book 2 dates to remember. Her crisp, narrative style brings history to life, appealing to both highandlow middle school readers. Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. We as humans love stories we love to tell them and we love to remember them. Beginning with george washingtons inauguration and continuing into the nineteenth century, the new nation, tells the story of the remarkable challenges that the new country faced.
Her book, einstein adds a new dimension is informative in freshman college classes hakim s rich narratives has been cited as exemplary nonfiction in state and national standards. There are lots of graphics and the attention to detail is superb. A former teacher, reporter and editorial writer, hakim first gained fame as a historian with her 10volume history of us, written as texts for elementary school students. I studied it extensively at uc berkeley, and still do in my free time. And let ben franklin give you some salty advice in his poor richards almanac in this remarkable journey through the dynamic creation of what one day becomes the united states. A history of us is a 10volume, awardwinning series about the birth and development of the united states as related by master storyteller joy hakim. Joy hakim, a former teacher, editor, and writer won the prestigious james michener prize for her series, a history of us, which has sold over 4 million copies nationwide. A history of us by joy hakim is a companion piece to the forthcoming 16part pbs series, freedom. A history of us companion book to the pbs series will capture both the visual energy of the programs and hakim s rare gift for telling history through the lives of its makers. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.367 762 268 1296 1514 1167 717 571 87 1053 1038 589 188 30 716 260 460 706 1488 481 1574 959 506 934 162 244 156 68 803 1391 713 498 660 581 1019 478 496 1178 1146 155 1137 215 854 1352 394 79 503