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The 1900s Decade in Photos

A Decade of Discovery

Series: Amazing Decades in Photos

By Jim Corrigan

Through photos, captions, sidebars, and text, see how the 1900s were a time of amazing discovery. Feats covered in this book include: how the Wright brothers invented the airplane, how Henry Ford built the Model T car, and how Albert Einstein solved mysteries of the universe. These are just a few of the astonishing feats. Robert Peary set out to reach the North Pole. Thousands of workers were digging the Panama Canal. U.S. soldiers and sailors went abroad. America was becoming a world power. The 1900s helped shape the course of human history.

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Reviews

". . . each 64-page book in this outstanding series features an informed and informative accompanying text . . . strongly recommended for both school and community library collections."

Children's Bookwatch, January 2010

"Attractive and readable, this series will be popular with browsers and beginning researchers."

School Library Journal, April 2010

"Characterizing a decade in one slim book involves making choices--Corrigan has done quite well at selecting nineteen significant events or developments for each decade since 1900 . . . The author’s style is brisk, the illustrations often fascinating; the abundance of period photos, graphics, and popular art can help promote visual literacy."

Children's Literature

"The mainly color photographs and illustrations drive the easy-to-read narrative . . . simple sentence structure works well for older students needing hi-lo resources."

Library Media Connection, March/April 2010

"Reluctant readers will be drawn to these pictorial histories . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2010

". . . a very well written book that will relate well to many young readers."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2010

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