For the first time ever, in a single indispensable reference volume, TIME For Kids Awesome America offers 8-12 year olds a fun, fact-filled, and photographic overview of the people, places, and events that have made America awesome. From America's early history all the way to present day, kids will learn about what it was like to grow up in the 1700's, 1800's, 1900's and today and will find out all about the inventions, innovations, and movements great American's have created over the years.
Structured for both dip-in reference and longer-form reading, Awesome America is organized into 14 thematic sections, each comprised of bite-sized articles, engaging factoid sidebars, colorful charts, graphics and interactive quizzes for easy school report or homework helper reference.
The 14 sections include:
Our BeginningOur GovernmentOur PresidentsAll 50 States and MoreThe LandThe Great Melting PotMoments that Changed AmericaCivil Rights MovementsGreat AmericansGrowing Up in AmericaAmerica's Role in the WorldOur Home: Grown Gifts to the WorldOne-Of-A-Kind Experiences (only found on American soil)Year-By-Year A Timeline (comprehensive visual timeline pre-Columbus through the present)Plus, a complete Glossary and Index