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Reading Comprehensions
Korean War
     The DMZ - New Life in No Man's Land (Grades 4-6)
     Korea - How the Cold War Got Hot (Grades 6-8)
     When is a War Not a War? (Grades 6-8)
     The Never-Ending War (Grades 6-8)
     The DMZ - A Dragon is Born (Grades 7-9)

Korean War Technology
     War Birds Over Korea, Part 1 - A New Breed (Grades 5-6)
     War Birds Over Korea, Part 2 - "Angels of Mercy" (Grades 5-6)
     M.A.S.H., Part 1 - A Look at Military Medicine (Grades 6-8)
     M.A.S.H., Part 2 - Nitty-Gritty Medicine (Grades 6-8)

Science and Technology
     War on Disease, Part 1 - Attacking Polio (Grades 7-9)
     War on Disease, Part 2 - New Weapons (Grades 7-9)
     From the Far Out to the Right On - Science and Fiction in the Fifties (Grades 9-12)

Historic / World Events
     The Montgomery Bus Boycott (Grades 5-7)
     TV Quiz Show Scandals (Grades 6-8)
     A Vaccine to Fight Polio (Grades 6-8)
     At McDonald's (Grades 6-8)
     The Kitchen Debate (Grades 6-8)
     NASA (Grades 7-9)
     Wisconsin's House on the Rock (Grades 7-9)

People
     Good Ol' Charlie Brown (Grades 4-6)
     Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Calypso (Grades 6-8)
     Cold Warriors, Part 1 - USSR (Grades 6-8)
     Cold Warriors, Part 2 - U.S. (Grades 6-8)

Culture and Trends
     Fun Fads of the Fab Fifties (Grades 4-6)
     Star-Gazing - Entertainment in the Fifties (Grades 6-8)
     On the Road with Burma Shave - Advertising in the Fifties (Grades 6-8)
     Boomers and Bomb Shelters - The Nifty Fifties (Grades 9-10)
     The "Beat" of a Different Drum - Rebels of the Nifty Fifties (Grades 9-12)

Inventions
     Zip It Shut With Velcro (Grades 3-5)
     Building a Lego World (Grades 5-7)

Entertainment
     Hula Hooping (Grades 4-6)
     The Mouse Finds a House (Grades 5-7)
     Rock and Roll Comes to TV (Grades 6-8)

Fiction
     Separate but Not Equal (Grades 4-6)
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 1 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 2 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)
     Dreamboat - A Fifties Story, Part 3 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-5)


Book Units
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    Belle Prater's Boy (Grades 4-8)
    A Season of Gifts (Grades 5-8)
    My Louisiana Sky (Grades 5-8)
    Kira-Kira (Grades 5-9)
    The Crucible (Grades 6-8)


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