The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, with 21 Activities Volume 51 Cheryl Mullenbach

The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, with 21 Activities Volume 51

Author: Cheryl Mullenbach
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Book Title
The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, with 21 Activities Volume 51
Author
Cheryl Mullenbach
ISBN
9781613746905
An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People ILA Children's and Young Adult's Book Award--Intermediate Nonfiction 2014 VOYA Non-Fiction Honor List The Industrial Revolution for Kids introduces a time of monumental change in a "revolutionary" way. Learn about the new technologies and new forms of communication and transportation that impacted American life--through the people who invented them and the people who built, operated, and used them. In addition to wealthy industrialists such as John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie and ingenious inventors such as Eli Whitney and Alexander Graham Bell, you'll learn about everyday workers, activists, and kids. The late 19th and early 20th centuries come to life through the eyes of hardworking Chinese immigrants who built the Transcontinental Railroad; activist Isaac Myers, an African American ship caulker who became a successful businessman and labor union organizer; toiling housewife Hannah Montague, who revolutionized the clothing industry with her popular detachable collars and cuffs; and many others who help tell the human stories of the Industrial Revolution. Twenty-one hands-on activities invite young history buffs to experience life and understand the changing technologies of this important era.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Cheryl MullenbachPublisher: Chicago Review PressPublished: 08/01/2014ISBN: 9781613746905Pages: 144Weight: 1.05lbsSize: 8.40h x 10.90w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2014School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 124
An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

ILA Children's and Young Adult's Book Award--Intermediate Nonfiction

2014 VOYA Non-Fiction Honor List

The Industrial Revolution for Kids introduces a time of monumental change in a "revolutionary" way. Learn about the new technologies and new forms of communication and transportation that impacted American life--through the people who invented them and the people who built, operated, and used them. In addition to wealthy industrialists such as John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie and ingenious inventors such as Eli Whitney and Alexander Graham Bell, you'll learn about everyday workers, activists, and kids. The late 19th and early 20th centuries come to life through the eyes of hardworking Chinese immigrants who built the Transcontinental Railroad; activist Isaac Myers, an African American ship caulker who became a successful businessman and labor union organizer; toiling housewife Hannah Montague, who revolutionized the clothing industry with her popular detachable collars and cuffs; and many others who help tell the human stories of the Industrial Revolution. Twenty-one hands-on activities invite young history buffs to experience life and understand the changing technologies of this important era.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Cheryl Mullenbach
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Published: 08/01/2014
ISBN: 9781613746905
Pages: 144
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.40h x 10.90w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2014
School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 124
An NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

ILA Children's and Young Adult's Book Award--Intermediate Nonfiction

2014 VOYA Non-Fiction Honor List

The Industrial Revolution for Kids introduces a time of monumental change in a "revolutionary" way. Learn about the new technologies and new forms of communication and transportation that impacted American life--through the people who invented them and the people who built, operated, and used them. In addition to wealthy industrialists such as John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie and ingenious inventors such as Eli Whitney and Alexander Graham Bell, you'll learn about everyday workers, activists, and kids. The late 19th and early 20th centuries come to life through the eyes of hardworking Chinese immigrants who built the Transcontinental Railroad; activist Isaac Myers, an African American ship caulker who became a successful businessman and labor union organizer; toiling housewife Hannah Montague, who revolutionized the clothing industry with her popular detachable collars and cuffs; and many others who help tell the human stories of the Industrial Revolution. Twenty-one hands-on activities invite young history buffs to experience life and understand the changing technologies of this important era.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Cheryl Mullenbach
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Published: 08/01/2014
ISBN: 9781613746905
Pages: 144
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.40h x 10.90w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2014
School Library Journal 07/01/2014 pg. 124