Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans

by Edward Eggleston

Description:  Very simply told stories of warriors, statesmen, explorers, scientists, inventors, men and women of letters, and others. Featured are Marquette in Iowa, Penn and the Indians, Thomas Smith and the beginning of rice culture in South Carolina, Franklin and the ants, Putnam and the wolf, and dozens of other stories.

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Ages:  7-9
Length:  156 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-084-0
Genres:  American History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The First Governor in Boston

2. Marquette in Iowa

3. Indian Pictures

4. William Penn and the Indians

5. One Little Bag of Rice

6. The Story of a Wise Woman

7. Franklin His Own Teacher

8. How Franklin Found Out Things

9. Franklin Asks the Sunshine Something

10. Franklin and the Kite

11. Franklin's Whistle

12. John Stark and the Indians

13. A Great Good Man

14. Putnam and the Wolf

15. Washington and His Hatchet

16. How Benny West Learned To Be a Painter

17. Washington's Christmas Gift

18. How Washington Got Out of a Trap

19. Washington's Last Battle

20. Marion's Tower

21. Clark and His Men

22. Daniel Boone and His Grapevine Swing

23. Daniel Boone's Daughter and Her Friends

24. Decatur and the Pirates

25. Stories about Jefferson

26. A Long Journey

27. Captain Clark's Burning Glass

28. Quicksilver Bob

29. The First Steamboat

30. Washington Irving as a Boy

31. Don't Give up the Ship

32. The Star-Spangled Banner

33. How Audubon Came To Know About Birds

34. Audubon in the Wild Woods

35. Hunting a Panther

36. Some Boys Who Became Authors

37. Daniel Webster and His Brother

38. Webster and the Poor Woman

39. The India-Rubber Man

40. Doctor Kane in the Frozen Sea

41. A Dinner on the Ice

42. Doctor Kane Gets Out of the Frozen Sea

43. Longfellow as a Boy

44. Kit Carson and the Bears

45. Horace Greeley as a Boy

46. Horace Greeley Learning To Print

47. A Wonderful Woman

48. The Author of "Little Women"

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