Saturday, March 12, 2011
"Although kids have a short personal history to grow on, that doesn’t mean they can’t appreciate and lear about people and events that happened well before their time. Revolutions, inventors, Presidents, and more can be explored in these fun books that make history come alive." ~Accredited Online Colleges
Offer these books to kids who want to learn about important people in history.
The Extraordinary Mark Twain: Written from a 13 year old’s perspective, this book shares the story of Mark Twain.
What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?: Kids will enjoy this brief biography of the amazing Benjamin Franklin.
Kids Make History: Explore the lives of 20 children living in extraordinary times in Kids Make
We the Kids: We the Kids makes the preamble to the Constitution fun for kids.
First Pet: This book discusses the pets of Presidents in the White House.
50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet: Kids can meet important American heroes in this book.
How the States Got Their Shapes: Read this book to find out how the states became shaped the way they are.
Who’s That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?: Find out how Plymouth Rock became so famous in this book from Jean Fritz.
Pompeii…Buried Alive!: Young readers will be enticed by this book describing the natural disaster of the volcano in Pompeii.
Lives of Extraordinary Women: This book shares the lives of women rulers and rebels in history. 100 Men Who Shaped World History: Read this book o learn about 100 men who made history around the world.
Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum: Kids can read about the history of bubblegum in this book.
The Kid Who Invented the Popsicle: Read this book about surprising inventions.
Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things: Find out how things like Barbie and honeymoons The Story of Chocolate: Read The Story of Chocolate to find out how the sweet stuff was invented and how it’s made today.
For the complete list of 50 titles check out Emma's original post!