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by Kathleen Thompson

Author: Kathleen Thompson
Language: English
Publisher: Raintree Publishers (1988)
Pages: 48 pages
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Rating: 4.5
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The "Portrait of America" series is a wonderful introduction for pre-teens to the 50 states and to the places and events .

The "Portrait of America" series is a wonderful introduction for pre-teens to the 50 states and to the places and events that shaped the history of the United States.

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If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic facts.

If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic. If you want an in-depth portrait of a state, you have to look beyond the basic facts. Portrait of America fills in the facts of history, economy, and culture with vignettes of individual residents, special events, and featured industries. Students gain an accurate overview of states and territories, as well as glimpses of their unique personalities and future challenges.

New Hampshire (Portrait of America. Arizona has a lot going for it, and this book will show you and your students what. The "Portrait of America" series is a great and easy to understand introduction for pre-teens to the 50 states and to the places and events that shaped the history of the United States.

ISBN 10: 0811474747 ISBN 13: 9780811474740. Publisher: Steck-Vaughn Co, 1997. Examines the history, economy, culture, and future of the state of Washington.

Portrait Society of America, Tallahassee, Florida.

Kathleen Thompson (born September 12, 1946) is an American feminist, writer, and activist. She was first known for co-authoring with Andra Medea the feminist classic Against Rape (Farrar, Straus, 1974), the book that broke the silence about rape not only in the United States, but around the world. She exposed the American diet industry's exploitation of women in Feeding on Dreams (MacMillanUSA, 1994), written with psychologist Diane Pinkert Epstein.

How well do we know our country? Whom do we include when we use the word "American"?

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SIDELIGHTS: Kathleen Thompson is a prolific author whose books are primarily written for school-age children. In 1996, she and Jan Gleiter coauthored a series of books on each of the fifty states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. The books, aimed at students in the fourth grade and up, are based on the "Portrait of America" television series produced by the Turner Broadcasting Network. Each is about forty-eight pages in length, and includes four parts: history, economy, culture, and the future. Also included are a timeline, an almanac, and pictures of the state symbols.