American History books

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American History books

Postby robinsegg » Mon Sep 11, 2006 10:09 pm

What's your favorite book about American History for primary grades?
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Postby milehimom » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:36 pm

Almost anything by Jean Fritz! She's written lots and all are accurate and easy for kids to follow. Usually they have humor in them too!
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Postby Ramona » Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:33 pm

Biographies by the D'Aulaires: Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller and others

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Postby Theodore » Wed Apr 11, 2007 2:26 pm

I highly recommend "Southern by the Grace of God" if you're studying the Civil War. Regular textbooks generally ignore the South, and focus entirely on the Northern point of view - perhaps not surprising, given that the winner usually ends up writing the history.

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