The Civil War for Kids, by Janis Herbert. The Civil War explodes in this activity guide. Making butternut dye for a Rebel uniform, learning drills and signals with flags, decoding wigwag, baking hardtack, reenacting battles, and making a medicine kit bring this pivotal period in our nation's history to life. (145 pages, 8.5 x 11, Hardcover)
The end of the Battle of Vicksburg opens the entire Mississippi River to Union shipping. The Battle of Gettysburg ends the Confederate invasion of the North and is the turning point in the Civil War. Union soldiers burn Atlanta and many Southern farms on their March to the Sea. The fighting comes to a close after a long siege of Petersburg near Richmond. This colorful graphic novel will excite reluctant readers, prepare students for standardized tests in history and help homeschooling parents!
The fight that split the United States begins! Chester the Crab traces the way states seceded from the Union, shows the attack on Fort Sumter that began the fighting, witnesses Stonewall Jackson's victory at the First Battle of Manassas and steers through the Battle of the Ironclads in Virginia and the Battle of Antietam in Maryland. This colorful graphic novel will excite reluctant readers, prepare students for standardized tests in history and help homeschooling parents!
This book explores many themes of the Civil War by focusing on specific people, places, and events. Also contains facts and trivia about some of the most important battles. Contains 12 puzzles with answers in the back.
American Children's Games Through the Civil War Period, by Michael Mescher. The games that are described in this booklet are all from period sources. The 19th century rules for the games have been reviewed and converted into directions more appropriate for modern times. (29 pages, 8.5 x 5.5, Paperback)