Joy Hakim

Joy Hakim

Joy Hakim is the author of the American history series, A History of US. As she herself puts it, "Mine are storyteller's books", and this is evident in her work as she weaves factual information into a storylike telling of the American people's history. Hakim first became interested in history curricula as a parent dissatisfied with her children's history education at school. A former newspaper journalist and teacher, Hakim knew that she was equal to the task, and began to formulate her own history series. Her main goal is to inspire a love of reading, a skill that she views as imperative in the 21st century. Hakim says, "To find a story in a subject is to discover its essence. If we can get our children to write story-centered nonfiction, they'll have to research, do some critical thinking, and organize and use their thoughts." These beliefs are the foundation for her history books, as well as her newly created The Story of Science, an exploration of the scientific ideas behind our modern day information.

Joy Hakim was raised in Rutland, Vermont. She graduated from Smith College with a bachelor's degree in government, before going on to receive a master's from Goucher College in education. Hakim is also the recipient of a honorary doctorate from Goucher College. She has worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, and has taught all levels of school in New York, Nebraska, and Virginia. Hakim has three children and five grandchildren with her husband, with whom she lives in Colorado.

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Aristotle Leads the Way - Student's Quest Guide
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 8th-12th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
$8.50 (2 in stock)
Aristotle Leads the Way: Teacher's Quest Guide
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 4th-10th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
$30.00 (3 in stock)
History of US - 11 Volume Set
History of US
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
History of US Assessment Book for the 3rd Edition
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$25.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 1
History of US Book 1
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 10
History of US Book 10
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 10
History of US Book 10
by Joy Hakim
4th edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 11: Sourcebook and Index
History of US Book 11
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 2
History of US Book 2
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95 $11.00 (4 in stock)
History of US Book 2 - Student Study Guide
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
for 4th-6th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 3
History of US Book 3
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95 $11.00 (2 in stock)
History of US Book 3
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 3 - Student Study Guide
History of US Book 3
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 4
History of US Book 4
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 4
by Joy Hakim
3rd edition from Oxford University
for 4th-6th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$9.00 (2 in stock)
History of US Book 5
History of US Book 5
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 6
History of US Book 6
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 7
History of US Book 7
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95 $11.00 (1 in stock)
History of US Book 8
History of US Book 8
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
History of US Book 9
History of US Book 9
by Joy Hakim
3rd Revised Edition from Oxford University
American History Reference for 5th-9th grade
in History of US (Location: HISRF-US)
$15.95
Story of Science - Set
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 7th-12th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
Story of Science Book 1
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 7th-9th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
$24.95 $16.00 (1 in stock)
Story of Science Book 2
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 7th-9th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
$27.95
Story of Science Book 3
by Joy Hakim
from Smithsonian Books
for 7th-9th grade
in History of Science & Mathematics (Location: SCI-HIS)
$27.95 $17.50 (1 in stock)