This book tells about the hard life that a slave faced, and how slaves found ways to overcome some of the hardships. It tells how the cruel system of slavery began, and how it ended. By Anne Kamma. Paperback, 63 pages.
If You Lived At The Time Of The Civil War, by Kay Moore. Illustrated by Anni Matsick. If you lived at the time of the Civil War: Would you have seen a battle? Did you continue to go to school? Was it hard to get food? This book tells you what it was like to live at the time of the Civil War from 1861-1865. (64 pages, 7.5 x 9, Paperback)
Paper doll collectors will delight in dressing two Southern belles in an elegant wardrobe of finely detailed costumes, precisely rendered from genuine period clothing circa 1861. (2 dolls, 12 costumes, 9 supplementary figures.)
Fashions of the Old South Coloring Book, by Tom Tierny. Features clothing worn by plantation society shortly before the beginning of the Civil War. This collection of 29 carefully researched illustrations captures the fine details of these garments, which include walking costumes, evening gowns, morning and afternoon dresses, and wedding apparel for women, as well as suits, vests, trousers, and handsome military uniforms. (32 pages, 11 x 8.25, Paperback)
Civil War Fashions Coloring Book, by Tom Tierney. For colorists of all ages 45 finely detailed illustrations of visually striking mid-Victorian era wardrobes. Officers in handsome military outfits, ladies in elegant daytime and evening dresses of rich taffeta, silk, percale and other fabrics, and children in apparel mirroring adult fashions. Adapted from pages of vintage fashion publications with captions. (48 pages, 11 x 8.25, Paperback)
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!