This fascinating book chronicles the history of our nation from the earliest European immigrants to the trying issues of today. Yale Professor Robert D. Johnston mixes biographies of key individuals and the debates of key issues and how they are relevant today. The contributions of men and women of various ethnic and racial backgrounds, timelines, historic documents, period art, and photographs makes this book a valuable resource for the entire family. Foreword by First Lady Laura Bush.
"This book stands in stark and wonderful contrast to the dry textbook approach to learning about history, and is exactly the type of book an informed teacher would want."starred review, School Library Journal