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Bleeding Kansas and the Violent Clash Over Slavery in the Heartland (Wild History of the American West) Library Binding – November 1, 2006

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Westward expansion and pioneer life have had a strong influence on the way Americans view themselves as a nation. Tales of the Old West have been, and continue to be, passed down for generations in books, movies and television series. Through stories, profiles, and summaries of historic events, each book in The Wild History of the American West explores an important event or interesting aspect of America's quest to fulfill its Manifest Destiny through westward movement.


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  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Series: Wild History of the American West
  • Library Binding: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Myreportlinks.com (November 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1598450131
  • ISBN-13: 978-1598450132
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,296,648 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Jeff C. Young was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina but he spent his formative years in Lebanon, Indiana. Since graduating from Ball State University in 1971, Young has worked as an editor, journalist, free lance writer and librarian. When he was between writing, editing or librarian jobs, Young delivered pizzas in four different decades. In 1997, he became a published author with the debut of his book, The Fathers of American Presidents. Since then, he has written over 40 nonfiction books for young readers in the fields of biography, sports, politics/government, military
history, American history and transportation. In 2007, Young's book, Bleeding Kansas and the Violent Clash Over Slavery In The Heartland, won the prestigious Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for Best Juvenile Nonfiction Book. Young currently works as the Director of the Learning Resource Center at Meridan College in Sarasota, Florida. He plans to continue his writing as long as he has the mental acuity and physical energy to write and as long as his publishers keep giving him assignments.

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Great read by a great author that makes learning fun! I was so happy to add this one to my collection of Jeff C Young books!
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