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Lies my teacher told me : everything American history textbooks get wrong  Cover Image Book Book

Lies my teacher told me : everything American history textbooks get wrong / James W. Loewen ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.

Loewen, James W., (author.). Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- (writer of adaptation.). Loewen, James W. Adaptation of (work): Lies my teacher told me. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781620974698
  • ISBN: 162097469X
  • Physical Description: xviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Young readers' edition.
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : Why I wrote this book -- and other questions answered -- The problem with making heroes -- What did Columbus really do? -- The truth about the first Thanksgiving -- Through red eyes -- Invisible racism -- John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and invisible idealism -- The land of opportunity -- Keeping an eye on the government -- Seeing no evil in Vietnam -- The disappearance of the recent past -- History and the future -- Does this way of teaching history work? -- Afterword : The future lies ahead -- and what to do about them.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-18.
Subject: United States > History > Textbooks.
United States > Historiography > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America in textbooks > Juvenile literature.
Thanksgiving Day in textbooks > Juvenile literature.
Racism in textbooks > Juvenile literature.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at York County Libraries.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Arthur Hufnagel Public Library Teens 973 LOE Nonfiction (Text) 34260000495598 Teen Area Available -
Red Land Community Library Teens 973 LOE Nonfiction (Text) 34006000959103 Teen Area Checked Out 12/16/2023

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