Amazing Decades in Photos

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Within each book in this photo-driven series, Jim Corrigan highlights 15 major developments in national and world politics, history, science, and medicine. These titles also feature the arts, entertainment, sports, lifestyles, fashions, and fads. Great text for browsing, these 64-page books focus on American history with a connection to world events.

  • Curriculum-based, focusing on American history with a connection to world events
  • Focuses on 15 major developments in national and world politics, history, science, and medicine
  • Exciting photographs
  • Meets the Ten Thematic Standards in Social Studies as established by the NCSS
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 64pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a timeline, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2010
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The 1900s Decade in Photos

The 1900s Decade in Photos

A Decade of Discovery

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...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3129-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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The 1910s Decade in Photos

The 1910s Decade in Photos

A Decade That Shook the World

Jim Corrigan
Experience the 1910s through this photo-driven book. Newspaper headlines in the 1910s shouted out tragedy and disaster. Read how the TITANIC sinks, World War I erupts, and a deadly flu virus kills millions...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3130-2
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The 1920s Decade in Photos

The 1920s Decade in Photos

The Roaring Twenties

Jim Corrigan
Heavily illustrated with photos, this book shows how in the 1920s America celebrated like never before. World War I was finally over and Americans eagerly looked ahead. Cities grew as the economy boomed...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3131-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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The 1930s Decade in Photos

The 1930s Decade in Photos

Depression and Hope

Jim Corrigan
Poignant photos and high-interest text are used to illustrate how the Great Depression hit America like a mighty storm. Millions of workers lost their jobs. Families were forced to scrounge for food. It was the worst economic tragedy in American history...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3132-6
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The 1940s Decade in Photos

The 1940s Decade in Photos

A World at War

Jim Corrigan
Action packed photos show how as the 1940s opened the world sank into conflict. Adolf Hitler’s troops marched through Europe. Japanese forces spread out across Asia and the Pacific Ocean. America hoped to avoid the war but could not...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3133-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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The 1950s Decade in Photos

The 1950s Decade in Photos

"The American Decade"

Jim Corrigan
Nostalgic photos capture how America reached the peak of its power in the 1950s. The United States became a world leader in business, technology, and health care. The nation experienced a baby boom. Yet, not all was well...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3134-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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