Freedom

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  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Freedom
  • Joy Hakim
  • English
  • 10 June 2017
  • 0195157117

About the Author: Joy Hakim

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Freedom book, this is one of the most wanted Joy Hakim author readers around the world.


Freedom Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award winning series A History of US Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people And the kids themselves agree Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony Beginning in January, PBS, in association with Thirteen WNET, General Electric and Kunhardt Productions, will present Freedom A History of US, an innovative television mini series based on Joy Hakim s award winning books Katie Couric will host the series, George and Laura Bush will introduce the first episode, and celebrated actors such as Paul Newman, Glenn Close, Robin Williams, Matthew Broderick, Angela Bassett, Jeremy Irons, John Lithgow, and Morgan Freeman will participate as narrators The program will focus on the history of the United States through the inspiring story of our fight to uphold the ideal of freedom, beginning with the Declaration of Independence in 1776, culminating in the Civil Rights movement, and concluding with the challenges posed by the September 11th attacks In 8 one hour episodes appearing nationally on public television, the story of America will unfold through Joy Hakim s vision her belief that freedom survives again and again, despite all the mistakes and tragic setbacks, and that in order to succeed in upholding this great ideal we must examine the past The Freedom A History of US companion book to the PBS series will capture both the visual energy of the programs and Hakim s rare gift for telling history through the lives of its makers The book will follow the thread of the programs and also expand on them, providing a complete picture of the people and events that shaped a defiant band of thirteen colonies into a great nation of 50 states More than 400 illustrations, sidebars, and historical documents enhance this stunning look at American history for families to share, discuss, and treasure Freedom A History of US is an essential book for every household in America, and reminds us that great storytelling and a passion for freedom will always have a place at the table. Free Read [ Freedom ] Author [ Joy Hakim ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Freedom

  1. Pamela says:

    The Good The Bad The Ugly The story of America A simplistic, insightful overview on key events in our nation s history The artwork, photographs, maps, facsimiles of advertisements, news articles, and legal doc...

  2. Rebecca Ray says:

    Freedom What does freedom mean to us as Americans What issues have been important to us throughout our history How can we tell if all people in the United States are free What does that look like These are some of the varied ideas that Joy Hakim takes up in Freedom A History of Us This book is a condensed look at American history that briefly goes through our history from the Declaration of Independence to the modern issues of terrorism and the power of the supreme court This book is a lo Freedom What does freedom mean to us as Americans What issues have been important to us througho...

  3. Megan says:

    Reading this to try and broaden my knowledge of history, a subject I am clearly lacking in My initial thoughts were that I don t like the writing It is written in a story book, romanticized way To me, history books need to be pretty cut and dry if they are going to be factual You can t make inferences about people or things that were happening to try and make it flow or sound better, to try and make it soundromantic I suppose that is why some history books are kind of dry and boring Reading this to try and broaden my knowledge of history, a subject I am clearly lacking in My initial thoughts were that I don t like the writing It is written in a story book, romanticized way To me, history books need to be pretty cut and dry if they are going to be factual You can t make inferences about people or things that were happening to try and make it flow or sound better, to try and make it soundromantic I suppose that is why some history books are kind of dry and boring but this book is trying too hard to be appealing and is falling short historically at times It feels like it is written for a younger audience.Another thing that is bothering me is how it is written as if it is happening in the present in order to make the reader feel ...

  4. Melody Riggs says:

    I read this book for a couple of reasons One, I am a middle school Language Arts teacher, and as our state adopts the new Common Core standards, I was looking forhistory reading that I could incorporate into my classroom This book is definitely written at the junior high level and I found plenty of one page excerpts that I could use in class I also appreciate that the theme of the book is freedom So while Hakim tells the story of America, she points out what we did to get our freedom I read this book for a couple of reasons One, I am a middle school Language Arts teacher, and as our state adopts the new Common Core standards, I was looking forhistory reading that I could incorporate into my classroom This book is definitely written at the junior high level and I found plenty of one page excerpts that I could use in class I also appreciate that ...

  5. Margaret Wilkening says:

    Anyone who teaches history, loves history, or finds history to be dry as dust needs to read Joy Hakim s Freedom A History of US I first encountered Hakim s books in the middle level series of the same name She combined the most engaging historical writing I had ever read for young adults with outstanding historical scholarship Freedom A History of US condensed the series into a coffee table book and became the basis of a PBS series by the same name As the title indicates, Hakim focuses on Anyone who teaches history, loves history, or finds history to be dry as dust needs to read Joy Hakim s Freedom A History of US I first encountered Hakim s books in the middle level series of the same name She combined the most engaging histo...

  6. Christine Andjoe says:

    These books are absolutely horrible If the author had actually written an HONEST account of history, they would be wonderful as they are easy to read and quite entertaining If you want your child to learn history the way it actually happened, find another history series If you are unsure of the accuracy of some of the informa...

  7. Debbie says:

    This was a wonderful overview of the American History from the Declaation of Independence to 9 11 The way this is written makes it easy to read and you doesn t bore you as some history books do You can feel the emotions of each era Our country has gone through much to get and keep...

  8. Iris says:

    While reading this book I found the prose to be very simple, and looking at the flyleaf I discovered that it was written for young readers However it is very well written and very readable.It explores the birth, growth, and meaning of freedom in America over the centuries.

  9. PuMbA& says:

    Can t really rate this one I started to read through it and it felt like I was in a history class which I am not in the mood for right now Perhaps I will try and pick this up at another time.

  10. Lu says:

    Good History