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The century that was : reflections on the last one hundred years

Author: James Cross Giblin
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books For Young Readers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by well-known authors for young people, reflecting on various aspects of life in twentieth-century America, including politics, the environment, sports, fashion, and civil rights.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Cross Giblin
ISBN: 0689822812 9780689822810
OCLC Number: 41273015
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Looking back at looking forward: predicting the twentieth century / Russell Freedman --
Immigrants all / Eve Bunting --
America's first world war / Albert Marrin --
A hundred years of wheels and wings / Jim Murphy --
The century babies became pros / Bruce Brooks --
Great strides: women in the twentieth century / Penny Colman --
The changing concept of civil rights in America / Walter Dean Myers --
Fashioning ourselves / Lois Lowry --
Politics--not just for politicians / Milton Meltzer --
Trust and obey: a personal look at twentieth-century religion / Katherine Paterson --
Heroes for the whole earth / Laurence Pringle.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by James Cross Giblin.
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