Grateful American Kids

  • Play the “Votes for Women” Game

    By Jennifer Harlan for The New York TimesAugust 15, 2020 The New York Times game lets you follow the 19th Amendment’s journey from passage in the Senate to ratification by 36 states. You can follow the long road to ratification with their “Votes for Women” game, which can be downloaded here and printed. All you […]

  • Fifty American Works You Should Read

    A list of books for kids that “speak” about America.

  • Author L.M. Elliott is Interviewed About her Work

    To celebrate National Library Week, librarian Rachel Grover interviews L.M. Elliott about why she writes historical fiction, what’s next for her, and the value of research.

  • iCivics’ Remote Learning Toolkit

    Now, more than ever, it is critical to help our youth build important civic knowledge and skills to help them understand how individuals and communities can work together to solve local, national, and global problems.

  • ‘Coronavirus: A Book for Children’ Gets 100,000 Downloads in 1 Day

    For parents and other caregivers around the world, explaining the current coronavirus pandemic to children can be an overwhelming and complicated process. That’s why independent children’s publisher Nosy Crow released Coronavirus: A Book for Children, a free digital book that breaks down the global crisis in an age-appropriate and easy-to-understand way.

  • Lesson Plans and On-line Resources
    by L. M. Elliott

    Looking for readymade lesson plans and on-line resources for your home-bound students? The following are compiled by New York Times best-selling author of historical novels for young adults, L. M. Elliott, a writer known for thoroughly-researched material.

  • Implementing “Abigail & John” at Home and in the Classroom

    From David Bruce Smith, author of “Abigail & John,” comes an engaging and illuminating instructional video designed to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

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