Online History Resources - underlined text is a link

Websites

Kid Citizen (K-5)

In Kid Citizen’s interactive episodes, children explore civics and government concepts by investigating primary source photographs from the Library of Congress.  They also connect what they find with their daily lives. 

Smithsonian's History Explorer (K-12)

History Explorer's resources focus on learning history by "reading" objects for the stories they hold about the nation and its many peoples. Learning activities feature artifacts selected from over 3 million items in the Museum's collections, and draw on the expertise of the Museum's renowned curatorial staff.

Virtual Museum Tour Links:

Boston Children's Museum

British Museum, London

Guggenheim Museum, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

The Louvre, Paris

Historical Books for Elementary:

The Magic Treehouse Series - Mary Pope Osborne

National Geographic Readers - various authors

Historical Books for Middle School:

Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

Fever, 1793 - Laurie Halse Anderson

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - Christopher Paul Curtis

Out of the Dust - Karen Hesse

The I Survived Series - Lauren Tarshis

Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry - Mildred Taylor

Number the Stars - Lois Lowry

War Horse - Michael Morpurgo

Esperanza Rising - Pam Muñoz Ryan

Historical Books for Adults:

The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

Unbroken - Laura Hilllenbrand

The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson

Night - Elie Wiesel

The White Queen - Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen - Philippa Gregory

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

Manhunt - James L. Swanson

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