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Published by Random House Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English


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Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an accessible narrative that makes history come alive.Adapted from the #1 national bestseller especially for young readers!The twentieth century was a time of tremendous change, the most eventful hundred years in human history. Join Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster for a fascinating journey back in time to experience, through vivid first-person accounts, the most surprising and the most terrifying events of the past hundred years. These are the voices of ordinary people--children and adults--who were part of history in the making. Their joys and sorrows, their hopes and fears provide a compelling insider"s look at momentous events that have reshaped the world. The Century for Young People is a riveting read and an essential research resource. It is the story of our time for all time.

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Open LibraryOL24293650M
ISBN 109780375893971
OCLC/WorldCa608105525

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  Respected journalists Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster partner up to introduce young people to the past in this first volume of the new Century for Young People ng the years to , it proves to be a well-written and informative look at the events that helped make America what it is today/5.   The volume overall does not go into the same amount of detail as Jennings and Brewster's recent The Century for Young People; on the other hand, Stolley, a longtime Time-Life journalist, covers events on a global scale. An ideal introduction for young people because of its highly visual focus, the book juxtaposes events close to home with those /5(9). The Century for Young People book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Experience the greatest moments of the 20th century with an a /5(3).   THE CENTURY for young people is a brillant book. With well taken pictures and interesting pages. I advise it for anyone. It told me many things I did not know about. Going form Panama Canal to the Prohibition. It shows the sad experiences of the Cited by: 1.

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Just in time for the millennium comes this adaptation of Jennings and Brewster's The Century (). Still a browsable, coffee-table edition, the book divides the last years more or less by decade, with such chapter headings as "Shell Shock," "Global Nightmare," and "Machine Dreams." A sweeping array of predominantly black-and-white photographs documents the . Young produced around 25 books and pamphlets on agriculture and 15 books on political economy, as well as many articles. These include: A Six Weeks Tour Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales; The Farmer’s Letters to the People of England, The farmer's guide in hiring and stocking farms. London, Born: 11 September , Whitehall, London. The Century for Young People by Peter Jennings, Jennifer Armstrong, and Todd Brewster. 4 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Name Pronunciation with Jennifer Armstrong; Grade; ; Genre; Nonfiction. The book spans nine epochs within the 20th century–exploring politics, science and technology, the arts, as well as the everyday lives of people. The photos certainly do draw in the reader. The one above is of the “iron lung” that kept paralyzed young polio victims alive.