U.S. History through Children's Literature: From the Colonial Period to World War II

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Wanda Miller received her bachelor's degree in psychology and her master's degree in reading from Nazareth College of Rochester in Pittsford, New York. Besides being certified to teach reading, she also holds New York State certification in elementary education and special education.

Wanda has worked as a freelance writer and editor for Perma-Bound, and has had eight teacher guides published. She also wrote a short story titled [Mom, I'm a Reader!] which was published in the Our Own Stories section of the October 1996 issue of The Reading Teacher, a journal of the International Reading Association.

Wanda teaches remedial reading in grades three through five in Williamson Elementary and Middle Schools in Williamson, New York. She served on the Board of Directors for the Rochester Area Reading Council from 1994 to 1997.

Wanda lives in Marion, New York with her husband, Randy, and their two children, Randy and Kari.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Chapter 1 - Native Americans 1
  • Chapter 2 - Exploration 25
  • Chapter 3 - The American Revolution and the Constitution 46
  • Chapter 4 - Slavery and the Civil War 71
  • Chapter 5 - Pioneer Life and Westward Expansion 102
  • Chapter 6 - Immigration 130
  • Chapter 7 - Industrial Revolution 151
  • Chapter 8 - World War I 170
  • Chapter 9 - World War II 185
  • Chapter 10 - Supplemental U.S. History Resources 208
  • Index 213
  • About the Author 229
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