‘Hot Dog! Eleanor Roosevelt Throws a Picnic’ by Leslie Kimmelman. In June of 1939, British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit America, the first visit ever by reigning British royalty. As part of the festivities, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt hosts an all-American picnic that includes hot dogs, a menu item that shocks some people. 4/9/14
Trapped by the Ice!: Shackleton's Amazing Antarctic Adventure
Image of Lincoln done in script of the Gettysbury Address. (On display @ Civil War Museum: Springfield, IL)
Paul Revere, Revolutionary War. Really cute.
Great list of resources for a unit study on Daniel Boone| LaToyaEdwards.net
Biographies about famous women in history for kids.
Read Through History: Picture books to help bring history to life for kids!
In 1930, when other girls are content to play with dolls, Betty June Skelton played with her metal plane. And so begins this engaging picture book biography about a woman who dared to dream high and became the first lady of firsts. From the Non Fiction Detectives.
Leonardo and the Flying Boy (C2, W6)
Kids are natural engineers. Inspire them!