The United States at War

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 6–12

This series provides an interesting look at American wars through well-researched text, vivid color and black-and-white photographs, and detailed maps. Young readers will not only learn about the important battles and military leaders, but what life was like on the home front for women and children, and the legacy these wars have today.

  • Color design and color photographs
  • Great for research reports and casual reading
  • High-interest topics in American history
  • Spans the American Revolution through the Vietnam War
  • Supports the National Social Studies standards
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a chronology, chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list (books and Internet addresses), and an index
  • Spring 2011
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The American Revolution

The American Revolution

From Bunker Hill to Yorktown

Deborah Kent
On April 19, 1775, American militiamen gathered at the village center in Lexington to face the coming British soldiers. No one knows who fired the initial shot, but that first blaze of gunfire signaled the beginning of the Revolutionary War...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3642-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Civil War

The Civil War

From Fort Sumter to Appomattox

Zachary Kent
The Civil War, the bloodiest conflict in American history, forced neighbor to fight neighbor and brother to fight brother. More Americans lost their lives in this conflict than in any other war. From the hallowed battlefield at Gettysburg to the surrender at Appomattox, author Zachary Kent explores this pivotal time in American history, when a nation on the brink of destruction was reunited and permanently rid of slavery...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3638-3
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The French and Indian War

The French and Indian War

William Sanford
A riveting full-page photo and a quotation from the period opens each chapter in this engaging analysis of the French and Indian War, which covers the arc of the conflict, from its genesis to its legacy...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076761
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The Korean War

The Korean War

Kevin Hall and R. Conrad Stein
More than 36,000 Americans were killed in the Korean War, yet the three-year conflict went largely ignored by the American public as it took place. Through primary sources and personal accounts, informative sidebars, and riveting photos, this book provides readers with an in-depth look at this "Forgotten War" to help them understand the reasons behind it, the important battles and military leaders, what resulted from the war, and the legacy it has today. ..Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076594
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The Mexican-American War

The Mexican-American War

Charles Carey
The Mexican War was a war of conquest led by the United States to take the lands north of the Rio Grande and Gila rivers from Mexico. Even today, the debate continues as to the morality of the US invasion although it paved the way for the United States to become a dominant world power...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076624
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The Persian Gulf War and the War in Iraq

The Persian Gulf War and the War in Iraq

Elizabeth Schmermund
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and thousands of Americans were killed during the Persian Gulf War, which lasted from 1990 to 1991, and the Iraq War, which lasted from 2003 to 2011. Full of riveting primary sources and personal accounts and full-color photos from the front lines, this book will provide readers with an in-depth look at the complicated relationship between Iraq and the United States, the reasons behind these two wars, the decision-makers, the important battles, and the global impact these conflicts have had which continues to affect us even today...Read More

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ISBN: 9780766076808
Binding: Library Ed.
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