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From Jazz Babies to Generation Next
The History of the American Teenager
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By Laura B. Edge
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©2011
Twenty-First Century Books

Series: People's History

ISBN-10: 0-7613-5868-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5868-8

Pages: 112
Trim Size: 7 3/8 x 8 5/8
Dewey: 305.2350973'0904
Reading Level: 7

Interest Level: 5-12
Ages: 10-18






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by Laura B. Edge

Can you imagine a world without teenagers?

Before the early 1900s, the word teenager was not even part of the American vocabulary. The concept of adolescence—those transitional ye...
Bibliography, Black-and-White Photographs, Full-Color Photographs, Further Reading, Index, Primary Source Quotations, Source Notes, Table of Contents, Websites
About the Author
Laura Bufano Edge was born just north of Chicago in Waukegan, Illinois. She grew up in a big Italian-Irish family with lots of brothers and sisters. She loves to read, travel, dance, ride horses, and watch basketball games. Laura received her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Texas at Austin and studied abroad with the American Institute of Foreign Study. Laura has taught reading and writing in elementary schools, middle schools, and at a community college. In addition to teaching, Laura has worked as a computer programmer and owned and operated a computer training company. Laura uses her love of history to create books that bring the past to life. She enjoys research and uncovering little known facts. 
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"Readers are in for a treat as they travel through the past with this fascinating resource." --Library Media Connection

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