The journal of Douglas Allen Deeds : the Donner Party Expedition. From the My Name is America series - Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.
36 Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before
The first in the My America: Virginia's Civil War Diary Series. This series is a great jump-in point for those interested in US History, from colonial foundation to westward expansion to slavery. Elementary school to early middle school children is the target audience for the series. Note: The entire Scholastic Series covers US History, including the mini-series "Dear America" and "My Name is America".
This is disturbing: "She was with her mother at the time of the sonogram and didn't see anything strange or out of the ordinary. They got in their car to leave and her mother wanted to see the printed out pictures of the new baby. As she took a glance at the picture, she noticed there was a man in the picture. After my daughter-in-law started looking at it, she recognized the man in the photo and said it looked like her husband's grandfather that passed away."
I love the Dear America/My Name is America books :) Excellent supplementals for history students. My Name Is America: The Journal Of Sean Sullivan, A Transcontinental Railroad Worker: William Durbin: 9780439049948: Amazon.com: Books
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII In Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga- amazing story!