Essential Events Set 5

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This series examines some of the world's most critical contemporary social issues. Each book offers a historical background of the issue, leading up to its current and future impact on society. Also covered are efforts to combat the issue, including legislation and economic policy on a national and global level, as well as how economics, culture, and historical events affect each issue. Engaging text and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of each issue. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Events Set 5 (8 titles)
Cold War
Earthquake in Haiti 7.5
Holocaust
New Deal
Prohibition Era
Tiananmen Square Protests
U.S. Industrial Revolution
War of 1812
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF025210, JNF038000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2010-08-01
ISBN 9781616136802, 9781617873539
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 133-979
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Essential Events - Booklist

The publisher’s indispensable Essential Lives and Essential Viewpoints sets find a worthy successor in these in-depth, well-documented starting points for research.

Essential Events Set 4, Essential Events Set 5 – VOYA

Essential Events is a high quality, easy-to-navigate series on topics that often have cumbersome, thick books. This series has clear, concise language, wonderful photos, and clarifying sidebars that further define and explain some of the historical people, events, or concepts. Each volume has a time line, essential facts, additional resources, glossary, source notes, and index. . .[and] discusses and provides excellent unbiased descriptions. . .as well as good summaries of major events. . . . Overall, this series would be a worthy purchase to fill gaps and update or expand a print collection in any school or public library.

Cold War (Essential Events) – VOYA

. . .covers the complete history of the event from its real beginnings during World War I and the rise of Marxism to its aftermath in the 1990s, even into the 2000s. It discusses and provides excellent unbiased descriptions of philosophical differences between the West and East, as well as good summaries of major events like the Bay of Pigs, the space race, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Essential Events Set 5 – Horn Book Guide

The readable narrative presents both successes and failures. Sidebars and photographs enhance the text. . .