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Eve Bunting. (1992) The Wall. Clarion Books. A boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict. RL2.4

Good Books about How the U.S. Became Involved in Vietnam Loren Baritz (1998), Backfire: A History of How American Culture Led Us Into Vietnam and Made Us Fight the Way We Did.
"Baritz's emphasis on the underlying assumptions that motivated American policy makers and the vigor and unconcealed emotion with which he writes give these pages an impact they would not otherwise have... It reminds us with eloquence, power and passion that war is a form of intercourse with other peoples that unveils the deepest assumptions that a nation makes about itself and its relationship to the outside world." -- Los Angeles Times


Vietnam War Internet Project
  • Rick Whiting's (CESA #12) lesson plans:

          American Experience, Semester 2 Persuasive Speech Topics

          Vietnam/WW2 Extra Credit

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