* Historical People
Books about historical people for kids. Barack. Satchmo´s Blues. Ben Franklin´s Fame. Betsy Ross´s Star. Rosa.
A is for Abigail- Amazing American Women
Do you have a daughter who is too busy to read? I once had that daughter, she played basketball, soccer, kick-back, volley-ball and every sport imaginable, but she didn’t want to sit still to read.
Jonah Winter writes Barack. A picture book about Barack Obama´s life. United States of America President-elect. Biography book for preschool and elementary kids. American History. Historical People. Black History Month Books. Picture Books. Ages 4-8.
Betsy Ross´s Star
Learn about Betsy Ross who is credited with designing the first American flag. (ages 6-8)
Copper Sun by Sharon Draper. Modern young adults learn the horrors of slavery through the eyes of teenage female, Amari. Black History Month Books. Coretta Scott King Award winner. Young Adult Book (ages 12-16)
Stacia Deutsch and Rhody Cohon write King´s Courage. The book uses humor and action to teach children about Martin Luther King. The paperback book is for elementary children ages 6-8.
Rosa is the story of Rosa Parks´ actions on December 1, 1955. This is the day a quiet ´no´ changes America. Nikki Giovanni´s Rosa tells Rosa Parks´ part in the civil rights movement. (ages 4-8)
Alan Schroeder is the author of Satchmo´s Blues. It is a fictional account of an event in Louis Armstrong life. The book is a combination of a good story and historical facts.
The Life and Times of Clara Barton - Book Review Children's Books Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Children's Books Site Map
Clara Barton was known as the Angel of the Battlefield. At that time in history, (the eighteenth century) a woman was expected to marry. Clara Barton defied these conventions. She didn’t marry, was educated and worked. She did a man’s job and demanded a man’s wage.
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