The Statue of Liberty. The Stars and Stripes. The Liberty Bell. Arlington National Cemetery. The Bald Eagle. The Great Seal. Uncle Sam. Mount Rushmore. The White House. "The Star-Spangled Banner." The Declaration of Independence. From enormous monuments to famous objects to patriotic songs, there's quite a selection of symbols that capture the spirit and identity of the United States. In this ebook from COBBLESTONE magazine's, we take a patriotic look at what makes us American and how these national symbols have evolved over time. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.
Share the inspirational stories of more than 30 men and women whose contributions changed the course of American history and continue to inspire us! These are people every American ought to know. Some are models of courage, while others acted on their values. Still others left behind inventions and discoveries that changed our country—and often the world—profoundly. Rich with historical photos and original illustrations, COBBLESTONE magazine's ebook of our nation's greatest individuals deserves to be on every young American’s “must-read” list. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.
Best remembered for the incandescent lightbulb, Edison's credited with over 1,000 patented inventions, among which are included the phonograph, the incandescent light bulb, and the talking doll (not all of his inventions were successes!). His "Invention Factory" provided an environment in which young inventors could tinker and test ideas. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.
Young Heroes of the North and South: Cobblestone's Civil War Series
Tells the story of the many brave and courageous children who participated in the Civil War - from the home front and on the battlefield. Young people helped in the war effort by raising money for food and clothing, assisted on farms, and helped nurse wounded soldiers. Other young people served as spies and marched into battle as drummer boys and soldiers. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.
Wouldn't it be exciting to relive the Civil War through the eyes of those who were actually there? Well, now you can. Nation at War explores the beginnings of the War Between the States through encounters of the photographers and writers who captured the events. You will experience the thrilling and perilous roles women and children played in the war as spies, messengers, and musicians. And, children will delight to see how animal mascots made the horrors of war bearable. Volume 9 in COBBLESTONE magazine's Civil War Series. Suggested for ages 9 to 14.