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U. S. HISTORY


The Matchlock Gun
$6.99
by Walter D. Edmonds. Story of early America set in the Mohawk Valley in what is now New York State during the French and Indian wars. Ages 8-11.

    

GW's World.jpg George Washington's World
$17.95
by Joanna foster. A bird's-eye-view of world history at the time of George Washington. A great way to get a solid hisorical perspective on science, art, expeditions, world leaders during an important part of U.S. history. Ages 11+

    

Columbus d aulaire.gif Columbus, by D'Aulaire
$17.95
Colorful oversize picture book tells the story of Columbus from his youth in Italy, through his sailing days, to his old age in Spain.


    

road to revolution.JPG Timeline - Road to Revolution
$5.95
From 1607 to 1791. Six-foot full-color timeline gives pictures, dates, and brief descriptions of the major persons and events in colonial America. The back of the timeline offers further information, activities, map and pictures. A complete unit study.

    

civil war.JPG Timeline - Civil War
$5.95
From 1619 when the first slave ship comes to America, to April, 1865, the end of the Civil War. Six-foot full-color timeline gives pictures, dates, and brief descriptions of the major persons and events surrounding the Civil War. The back of the time line offers further information, activities, map and pictures. A complete unit study.

    

Jamestown The Jamestown Colony
$5.95
by Gail Sakurai. Very interesting and complete account of the the first English colony in America. Dozens of color illustrations, easy-to-read text. Includes historical timeline of events and glossary of terms. Paperback. Ages 8-12.

    

Meet Thomas Jefferson
$4.50
Temporarily out of stock. Call or email for availability. A Step-Into-Reading biography of our fourth president who is also the author of the Declartion of Independence. Ages 7-9.

    

Meet GW. gif Meet George Washington
$4.99
A Landmark Book. Ages 10+.

    

Ben Frank D'Au.jpg Benjamin Franklin
$17.95
By Ingri and Edgar D'Auliare. A biography of Ben Franklin (1706-1790), statesman, inventor, author, printer and scientist. Full-color, oversized paperback. An engaging way to introduce young readers to the many talents and energies of this great Founding Father. Ages 8-10.

    

Auto of Ben F.jpg Autobiography of Ben Franklin
$2.00
Franklin's extraordinary range of interests and accomplishments are brilliantly recorded here. This charming self-portrait recalls Franklin's boyhood, his determination to achieve high moral standards, his work as a printer, experiments with electricity, political career, and experiences during the French and Indian War. Ages 15+

    

Ben F of Old Philly.gif Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia
$5.99
A Landmark Book. Ages 10+.

    

If You Lived in Colonial Times
$5.99
If you lived in colonial times, what kind of clothes would you wear, would you go to school, what would happen if you misbehaved? This book tells you what it was like to live in the New England Colonies during the years 1565 to 1776. Ages 8-10.

    

If You Contitution.jpg If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution
$6.99
If you were there when they signed the Constitution you would see why the Constituion is called a miracle, what was missing from the Constitution, what was the Great Compromise? In this book, you'll find answers to these questions and 47 others. Agers 10+.

    

If You Revolution.jpg If You Lived ... American Revolution
$6.99
by Kay Moore.

    

If You George.jpg If You Grew Up with George Washington
$6.99
Question-and-answer format. This book tells you what it was like to live in Virginia during the colonial times of the 1730's and 1740's. How did people ge their mail? Did everyone have enough to eat? What were some of the laws in Virginia? What kind of school did George Washington go to? For ages 9-11.

    

If You Abe.jpg If You Grew Up With Abraham Lincoln
$6.99
What kind of clothes did peple wear on the frontier? Did they go to school? What were the biggest dangers of the frontier? How would you send a letter? How owuld you travel? Find answers to these questions and many more. Ages 10+

    

If You Civil.jpg If You Lived at the Time of the Civil War
$6.99
If you lived at the time of the Civil War, would you have seen a battle? Who were the famous people you would hear about? How would your life change? Would your state stay with the Union or leave it? Find answers to these questions and many more in this interesting resource. Ages 10+

    

If You Underground.jpg If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad
$5.99
If you were a slave before the Civil War, but wanted to be free, where was the safest place to go? How would you "ride" on the Underground Railroad? Would you use a diguise when you ran? What happened if you were caught? Find answers to these questions and 26 others. Ages 10+.

    

GW D'Aulaire.jpg George Washington
$17.95
By Ingri and Edgar D'Aulaire. Full-color, oversize paperback. Young readers will be inspired as they learn how George Washington (1732-1799) grew up to become a great general and our first president. Ages 8-10.

    

Long Way to New.jpg Long Way to A New Land
$3.99
The story of a Swedish family that leaves their native land in 1868 to find a better life in America. An I Can Read Book, Level 3 for ages 7-9.

    

Buffalo I Can.jpg Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express
$3.99
Bill Cody was only fifteen years old when he joined the Pony Express, but he never imagined he would someday become famous--as Buffalo Bill, the bravest rider on the Pony Express. An I Can Read Book, Level 3 for ages 7-9.

    

Drinking Gourd.gif The Drinking Gourd
$3.99
A story of the Underground Railroad. An I Can Read Book, Level 3 for ages 7-9.

    

George Drummer.jpg George the Drummer Boy
$3.99
An I Can Read Book, Level 3. Story of the Revolutionary War as seen through the eyes of a young drummer boy. Good resource for American History. Ages 7-9.

    

Josephina.jpg Josefina Quilt--sold out
$0.00
The story of a little girl and Josefina, her pet chicken, who travel from Missouri to California in a wagon train in the 1850's. An I Can Read Book, Level 3 for ages 7-9.

    

Long Way Westward.gif Long Way Westward
$3.99
The continuing story of Carl Erik and his family as they travel from the East Coast of the United States to their new home in Minnesota. An I can Read Book, Level 3 for ages 7-9.

    

Boston Tea party Kroll.jpg Boston Tea Party, Kroll
$6.95
This book replaces one by the same title in the MODG curriculum. Softcover, color illustrations.

    

Life in a Colonial town.jpg Life in a Colonial Town
$5.95
by Sally Senzell Isaacs.

    

Abe Lincoln.jpg Abe Lincoln, Log Cabin to White House
$5.99
By Sterling North. Born in a log cabin on the Kentucky frontier, Abraham Lincoln faced a life of extreme poverty and hardship. But he surmounted these and many other barriers, all the while keeping his gentle nature and his sense of humor. Read the captivating story of his journey from log cabin to White House. Ages 9-12.

    

Escape North! True Story of Harriet Tubman
$3.99
by Monica Kulling. The woods were full of danger for runaway slaves. But following the North Star, Harriet Tubman led many to freedom. Level 4 Step Into Reading. Ages 7-9

    

A Lion to Guard Us
$5.99
by Clyde Robert Bulla. Inspired by historical facts, this fictional story follows three young children as they travel alone, via shipwreck, to Jamestown Colony in search of their father. Ages 8+

    

Am Rev in Their Own Words.gif American Revolutionaries, In Their Own Words
$12.99
By Milton Meltzer. Most of us know about the American Revolution only from secondhand accounts, or from documents such as the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Read these pages and you will hear the voices of men, women and children who experienced the Revolution firsthand. Ages 14+.

    

Sacajawea.jpg Sacajawea
$3.99
By Joyce Milton. An All Aboard Reading Book, Level 2. More than 200 years ago, explorers went across the Northwest by traveling up the Mississippi River. their trip was long and full of danger. But with the help of Sacajawea, a young Indian girl, the trip wqas a success. Ages 6-8.

    

Pocahontas Step.jpg The True Story of Pocahontas
$3.99
Colorful illustrations, interesting story line. A Step-Into-Reading Level 3 book for children ages 7-8.

    

Pocahontas Dover.jpg Pocahontas, Doherty
$2.00
A Dover Thrift Edition. A no-frills account of the life of Pocahontas, her relationship with the early colonists and her eventual marriage to an Englishman and travels to England to meet the queen.

    

Pocahontas Stickers.gif Pocahontas Stickers
$1.50


    

Pocahontas Full-Color Sturdy Book.gif Pocahontas Sturdy Book
$1.50
A Little Dover Edition. Text tells the story of Pocahontas. Full color illustrations. Ages 8-10.

    

Fun with Northwest Indian Stencils Fun with Northwest Indian Stencils #55
$1.50


    

Fun with Plains Indian Stencils Fun with Plains Indian Stencils #56
$1.50


    

Fun with Southwest Indian Stencils Fun with Southwest Indian Stencils #85
$1.50


    

Indian Heroes.jpg Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains
$6.95


    

Sojourner.jpg Narrative Life of Sojourner Truth
$2.00
First published in 1850, this book offers a rare glimpse into Northern slavery in rural New York. Ms. Truth (1797-1883) tells of her religious conversion and her travels as a preacher of equality and justice. A Dover Thrift Edition. Ages 14+.

    

SW Indian Life stickers.gif Southwest Indian Life Stickers
$1.50


    

Pueblo.jpg Pueblo Village Sticker Picture Book
$4.95
Learn about the architecture, dress, crafts and food of Pueblo Indians with 38 reusable stickers on a 12" x 18" laminated backdrop. Ages 5+

    

Squanto.jpg Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims
$4.99
The true story of a young American Indian boy and his encounter with the early settlers, his voyage back to Europe, and his return--many years later. Ages 8-9.

    

Thomas Edison Young Inventor.gif Thomas A. Edison, Young Inventor
$4.99
This series is over 75 years old and chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's young readers.

    

M Seton.jpg Mother Seton, a Vision book
$9.95
A Vision book. One of the few American saints, Mother Seton contributed greatly to the development of Catholic education in the United States.

    

Reb and Redcoats.jpg The Reb and the Red Coats
$14.95
By Constance Savery. Historical fiction of the American Revolution told from a Loyalist point of view. Ages 10+

    

Uncle tom.jpg Uncle Tom's Cabin
$5.95
By Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896). Historical fiction. An important novel by an American female. Accurate in its portrayal of the slave experience, brilliant in its narrative structure and use of dialogue. This is a book that changed America. Meet the characters of Uncle Tom, Topsy, Sambo, Simon Legree, and little Eva. Ages 14+.

    

The Virginian--Horseman of the Plains
$5.00
by Owen Wister. A classic American tale wherein a strong, silent stranger rides into the lawless lands of the western frontier, battles horse thieves, deals with unyeilding scoundrels, and wins the heart of the school marm. Soft cover. Ages 12+

    

Up From Slavery.jpg Up From Slavery
$2.00
By Booker T. Washington (1856-1915). In this eloquently written book, Washington tells of his life that began in bondage and culminated in worldwide recognition for his many accomplishments. Ages 14+.

    

Revolutionary War Wednesday.gif Revolutionary War on Wednesday
$4.99
By Mary Pope Osborne. A young people's introduction to the Revolutionary War. Ages 8+.

    

Union Soldier.gif Union Soldier Sticker Doll
$1.50
Reusable stickers for different clothing for a young Union soldier. Ages 5+.

    

Lincoln Speeches.jpg Great Speeches, Lincoln
$2.00
Read the greatest speeches from our sixteenth presidnet, including his First Inaguarl Address, his Gettysburg Address and his famous speech on the Civil War--A House Divided. Several others. A Dover Thrift Edition. Ages 14+.

    

Pledge of Allegiance
$5.99
By Francis Bellamy. The story of the flag, of the Pledge and the meaning of each. Illustrated with photographs of American landscapes and monuments. Information on proper care and dsiplay of our country's flag. Ages 8+.

    

Frederick Douglass.gif Life of Frederick Douglass
$1.50
Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was an outstanding and influential American. Unabridged Dover Thrift Edition. Ages 14+.

    

Federalist Papers.jpg The Federalist Papers
$6.99
By Hamilton, Madison and Jay. Explains the complexities of a constitutional government. Important, but dificult reading. The book, "Decision in Philadelphia," is a reasonable substitute. Ages 16+.

    

BoundForOregon.jpg Bound for Oregon
$5.99
Based on a true story. The exciting and heoric adventure of a family bound for Oregon during the pioneer days. Ages 9-12.

    

Pioneers Key.jpg Our Pioneers and Patriots Answer Key
$10.95
Answer Key for text book.

    

Pioneers text.jpg Our Pioneers and Patriots
$28.95
An upper-elementary U.S. History text by Fr. Philip Furlong that begins with Columbus and ends in 1939. Paperback. Black and white illustrations. Ages 10 - 13.

    

Buffalo Bill D'Aulaire.jpg Buffalo Bill
$17.95
by Ingrid and Edgar D'Aulaire. Colorful over-sized picture book chronicles the amazing adventures of Buffalo Bill--youngest rider for the Pony Express, and a daredevil performer in his own Wild West Show. Ages 9-12. Good read aloud for younger children.


    

Columbus  step into reading.gif Christopher Columbus, Step into Reading Level 3
$3.99
Nicely illustrated, solid content. This $3.99 book has a firmer historical perspective than the D'Auliare version.


    

Of Courage Undaunted
$16.95
by James Daugherty. A fascinating account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition retold for youngsters and young adults. A good family read-aloud. Black and while illustrations.


    

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