Martin W. Sandler

Finalist, 2019 National Book Awards

Martin W. Sandler is the award–winning author of Imprisoned, Lincoln Through the Lens, The Dust Bowl Through the Lens, Kennedy Through the Lens, and How the Beatles Changed the World. He has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, four of which were YALSA Nonfiction Award finalists.
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1919 The Year That Changed America

ISBN 9781681198019 Bloomsbury Children’s Books, Bloomsbury Publishing /

1919 was a world-shaking year. America was recovering from World War I and black soldiers returned to racism so violent that that summer would become known as the Red Summer. The suffrage movement had a long-fought win when women gained the right to vote... More about this book >

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Martin W. Sandler

Martin W. Sandler is the award–winning author of ImprisonedLincoln Through the Lens, The Dust Bowl Through the Lens, and Kennedy Through the Lens. He has won five Emmy Awards for his writing for television and is the author of more than sixty books, four of which were YALSA Nonfiction Award finalists. Sandler has taught American history and American studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and at Smith College, and lives in Massachusetts.

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