First Book in American History
This second book by Edward Eggleston includes stories on the perseverance of explorers like Christopher Columbus and John Cabot, the selfless public spirit of George Washington, and the hard work and simplicity of character of Abraham Lincoln. Very homeschool-friendly as this book has study questions after each chapter, definitions of pertinent words, maps and illustrations, and an index for easy cross-reference. 240 pgs, hc.
Looking for history books that will make you proud to be an American? Look no further! These books were written more than 100 years ago, much closer to the events that helped shape the United States into a great nation. Emphasis is on great Americans - meaning explorers, statesmen, war heroes, inventors, writers, scientists, artists, and plain ordinary people - who made a difference. The lives of these men and women demonstrate the virtues which children need to see modeled today. The stories are captivating, and the illustrations are beautiful. To make it easier on the teacher, study questions are provided at the end of each chapter.