DK Children American History
DK Children American History

American History



Publication Date: October 17, 2023

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Ages 9 to 12, Grades 4 to 7

From the pilgrims and the presidents to modern-day politics, explore the history of the world’s greatest superpower

Uncover the key moments that shaped American history in this extensive history encyclopedia for children.

Get the background on the Battle of Yorktown and discover what started the American Revolution. Learn the legends of the Wild West and relive the atmosphere of the “Roaring Twenties”! Covering everything from the cultures of the Indigenous peoples of North America right up to the events of the present day, American History: A Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate reference tool for exploring the history of one of the most remarkable nations in the world.

Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, American History: A Visual Encyclopedia gives detailed historical information and brings it to life with more than 750 photographs and paintings, plus extensive maps, charts, and state-specific information. Each double-page spread focuses on one aspect of the country’s history, be it the Civil War or civil rights, the Great Depression, or the moon landing. Complete texts of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are included in the book for easy reference for classroom work or reports. 

Perfect as both a valued homework helper and a fascinating read, American History: A Visual Encyclopedia showcases the incredible journey the United States of America has made to become the major 21st century power it is today.

Series Overview: This essential encyclopedia series for readers ages 9+ helps children understand the world around them, answering the questions children love to ask.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 320 pages

Publisher: DK Children

Publication Date: October 17, 2023

ISBN: 9780744056198

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