Little Miss HISTORY Travels to MOUNT RUSHMORE by Barbara Ann Mojica.
“Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore” is the first in a series of books using the Little Miss History character as a guide.
She looks like a wannabe park ranger with pig tails and hiking boots three sizes too big.
The aim of these books is to whet your child’s appetite for visiting these landmarks while having fun learning history.
Review by P.J. LaRue: Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore is an educational and fun way to introduce children to history. Ms. Mojica is a historian and retired educator, and her love of history is conveyed effortlessly throughout the book. She brings life to the presidents memorialized in stone at Mount Rushmore, along with other related characters. The illustrations are well-drawn and match perfectly with the story being told.
Review by Sarah Mazor: In “Little Miss HISTORY Travels to Mount Rushmore” author Barbara Ann Mojica overcomes the obstacle by `enlisting’ the services of an intriguing character to teach children about America’s past. The adventurous Little Miss History delivers a history lesson permeated with fascinating details, which, along with the great illustrations, will no doubt appeal to young readers and captivate their imagination.
Review by Kristie Ingerto for Readers Favorite: “This is an excellent and unique way to teach children about history and historical places. There is so much information included in this book, but it is shared in a way that is easy to read and understand, and not be overwhelming for children.”
Review by Richard & Liz, Top 100 Reviewer: Reading more like a picture book with a short paragraph on each page along with a full illustration, this book is GREAT for younger kids who want/need the basic facts but do not want to have to read a lengthier chapter book.
Review by Carole P. Roman, Children’s Book Author: “Mojica doesn’t shy from controversy regarding the bitter dispute between the United States government and the Native Americans over the land. This opens the door to discussions on how to solve the issue a appreciate the many cultures sharing American history.”
Review by Books that Sow Character, Diversity & Strength: “If you are looking for supplemental history materials to help you explain lessons in a fun, accurate way, this is the book for you. Take a closer look at this book yourself, and share it with all the educators in your circle.”
Review by Mother, Daughter Book Reviews: “Barbara Ann Mojica has created an impressive new series which merges a friendly leading character, eye-catching imagery, and plenty of fun facts about the history of important people and places.”
Review by Kitty Muse Book Reviews: “This is a series not to be missed. History teachers will love its entertainment value, and the important facts it conveys. Kids will love it for the fun and colorful illustrations. Overall, a win-win for everyone”.
From the Author: “IF YOU DON’T KNOW YOUR HISTORY, YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU’RE TALKING ABOUT.”
From the Back Cover: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to MOUNT RUSHMORE is the first in a series of books using the Little Miss HISTORY character as a guide. She looks like a wannabe park ranger with pig tails and hiking boots three sizes too big. With her as your child’s guide, learning about people and places of historical importance will be fun and educational. The aim of these books is to whet your child’s appetite to learn more about history and perhaps even visit these landmarks with you. Little Miss HISTORY presents information in a whimsical and factual way while amusing your child. I hope you will invite her into your home and enjoy this first adventure, and those to follow, with your loved ones.
Little Miss HISTORY Travels to Mount Rushmore (Volume 1 of Little Miss HISTORY Travels To Children’s Book Series)
Paperback: 34 Pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2nd edition (August 26, 2013)
Mr. Victor Ramon Mojica (Illustrator)
Reading Age: 6-12 Years
The Adventures of Little Miss HISTORY
Juvenile Nonfiction for Elementary and Middle Grade (K-6)
About Barbara Ann Mojica: Barbara Ann Mojica, M.A. S.A.S., S.D.A is a historian and retired educator. Her education career spans more than forty years serving as a teacher, special educator, principal, and school district administrator. Barbara writes monthly historical articles for the Columbia Insider under the banner “Passages.” Using the whimsical Little Miss History character to narrate her book series, Barbara hopes to educate, entertain and inspire children to learn about historical people and places. Little Miss History’s antics make reading nonfiction a fun-filled adventure for all ages. She firmly believes, “If you don’t know your history, you don’t know what you’re talking about.”
The Little Miss HISTORY book series has garnered more than two dozen awards including B.R.A.G. Medallions, International Book Excellence Awards, International Readers’ Favorite Awards, Eric Hoffer, and Independent Author Network Awards.
- Volume 1 Mount Rushmore.
- Volume 2 The Statue of Liberty.
- Volume 3 Sequoia National Park.
- Volume 4 Ford’s Theater.
- Volume 5 Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
- Volume 6 Ellis Island.
- Volume 7 Mount Vernon.
- Volume 8 La Brea Tar Pits & Museum.
- Volume 9 The North Pole.
- Volume 10 Hyde Park, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum.
- Volume 11 Tombstone Arizona.
- Volume 12 Independence Hall & The Museum of The American Revolution.
- Volume 13 Little Miss HISTORY Travels to The Battleship IOWA.
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Book Trailer 1: Features First 8 Books.
Trilogy Book and Coloring Book.
Book Trailer 2: Features Books 9, 10 and 11.
Book 12: Video Focusing on Constitution Day.
Independence Hall and Museum of The American Revolution
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