Our Star-Spangled Story
Supplemental Reading List
Some of the supplemental readers suggested in this list:
Who Was Christopher Columbus?
"Learn all about Christopher Columbus’ early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies. Kids will read about why he called himself the 'Great Admiral of the Seas' and learn of all his struggles to find financial support for his voyage." - www.whowasbookseries.com
What Was The Boston Tea Party?
"'No Taxation without Representation!' The Boston Tea Party stands as an iconic event of the American Revolution—outraged by the tax on tea, American colonists chose to destroy the tea by dumping it into the water! Learn all about . . . this act of rebellion from our history!" - www.whowasbookseries.com
What Was The Constitution?
"Signed on September 17, 1787 . . . the Constitution laid out the supreme law of the United States of America. . . . Here is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hotly fought issues . . . and the key players . . . who suffered through countless revisions to make the Constitution happen." - www.whowasbookseries.com
Who Was George Washington?
"In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. . . . Washington’s fascinating story comes to life – revealing the real man, not just the face on the dollar bill!" - www.whowasbookseries.com
You'll find these plus 85 more supplemental readers from the Who Was and What Was series of readers as well as readers suggested by Notgrass.