Monday, June 25, 2012

Post-Civil War (by the books)

To read a brief overview of my history-teaching method, click here.  And remember: These lists are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They are a jumping off point for your own walk through history. 

When I was planning this time period, I was not thrilled.  It certainly didn't appear dull, but it was too...adventurous...too boy. We girls powered through, though, and even enjoyed it a little bit.  (I think.)

Cowboys by Glen Rounds
Where the Buffalo Roam by Jacqueline Geis
Buffalo Bill by Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire
Little Sure Shot by Stephanie Spinner
Annie Oakley Saves the Day by Anna DiVito

George Custer:
Custer's Last Stand by DennisFradin 

Advances in Transportation (Railroad/ Steamboats):
Iron Horses by Verla Kay
Mark Twain and the Queens of the Mississippi by Cheryl Harness
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

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