Early 20th Century


1920s: Decade in Photos

1920s: Decade in Photos

Author: Corrigan, Jim
Weeks: 5+
  Succinct text about "the 1920s, including the fads, triumphs, tragedies, and fashions of that decade" that is interesting and has full-color pictures.    64 pages  LB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside...
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Flesh & Blood So Cheap

Flesh & Blood So Cheap

Author: Marrin, Albert
Weeks: 2
On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City burst into flames. The factory was crowded. The doors were locked to ensure workers stay inside. One hundred forty-six people?mostly women?perished; it was one of the most lethal...
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Flying Ace

Flying Ace

Author: Bull, Angela
Weeks: 1
Read about the famous woman pilot, Amelia Earhart, with this nice DK reader, labeled as "Proficient 4 Readers." 48 pages PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Amelia Earhart lapbook. Tapestry of Grace families: Use for 1 week.
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Henry Ford: Putting the World on Wheels

Henry Ford: Putting the World on Wheels

Author: Nabli, Dina El
Weeks: 1
We like the "Time for Kids" series because of the balance of text and pictures for young students.  Will definitely hold the interest of young children.   44 pages  PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the...
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If You Lived 100 Years Ago

If You Lived 100 Years Ago

Author: McGovern, Ann
Weeks: 1
Describes what life was like in New York City, then the largest city in the United States, during the 1890's. 80 pages PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the America Through the Centuries: 1900s Lapboook. Tapestry of Grace...
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Kids at Work

Kids at Work

Author: Freedman, Russell
Weeks: 2
This gripping book is a "photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American...
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Marven of the Great North Woods

Marven of the Great North Woods

Author: Lasky, Kathryn
Weeks: 1
When the great influenza epidemic strikes Duluth, Minnesota, in 1918, Marven's parents know they must send their son far away to keep him safe from the disease. So the ten-year-old boards a train headed for a logging camp, not knowing if he will...
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Old-Time Children's Fashions

Old-Time Children's Fashions

Author: Sun, Ming Ju
Weeks: 1
Enjoy looking at pictures (and coloring them!) of children's fashions from over 100 years ago!  A coloring book is a nice diversion once in a while, and this one is sure to delight both girls and boys!    32 pages  PB Knowledge...
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Panama Canal: The Story of How a Jungle Was Conquered...

Panama Canal: The Story of How a Jungle Was Conquered...

Author: Mann, Elizabeth
Weeks: 1
Illustrations on every double-page spread provide interesting detail for this engineering feat.  Read about the heroism and lives of workers in segregated conditions.  These people completed a task that was thought to be impossible, and...
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Popular Culture: 1900-1919

Popular Culture: 1900-1919

Author: Hunt, Jilly
Weeks: 3
Each book in this series tells about music, print media, architecture, and fashions of the twenty-year span. 64 pages PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the America Through the Centuries: 1900s Lapboook. Tapestry of Grace...
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Popular Culture: 1920-1939

Popular Culture: 1920-1939

Author: Bingham, Jane
Weeks: 3
Each book in this series tells about music, print media, architecture, and fashions of the twenty-year span. 64 pages PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the America Through the Centuries: 1900s Lapboook. Tapestry of Grace...
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Princess Ka'iulani

Princess Ka'iulani

Author: Linnea, Sharon
Weeks: 1
"Kaiulani, who died in 1899 at the age of 23, was Hawaiis last princess. Even before the tumultuous events that led to her country's eventual annexation by the United States, her personal life had been sad and difficult." This book not only recounts...
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Scopes Trial, The: A Photographic History

Scopes Trial, The: A Photographic History

Author: Caudill, Edward
Weeks: 1
Published on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Scopes trial, this book vividly recalls that famous episode through an array of fascinating archival photographs, many of them never before published. Images of the circus-like atmosphere that...
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Story of the Statue of Liberty, The

Story of the Statue of Liberty, The

Author: Maestro, Betsy & Giulio
Weeks: 1
This book "describes the creation of the huge statue given by France to the United States and its erection in New York Harbor as a symbol of liberty." Pleasurable reading with excellent illustrations! 48 pages PB Knowledge Box Central...
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Temperance and Prohibition

Temperance and Prohibition

Author: Beyer, Mark
Weeks: 2
Subtitled "The Movement to Pass Anti-liquor Laws in America," this little book has four chapters about prohibition and its repeal. While there are several books about prohibition available, we chose this one because it also explains more about the...
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Titanic

Titanic

Author: Adams, Simon
Weeks: 1
Young readers will discover the triumphs and tragedies of this "unsinkable" luxury liner. Detailed images and text highlight all aspects of this fateful journey including how the ship was built and equipped, what kind of passengers and crew she...
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Train to Somewhere

Train to Somewhere

Author: Bunting, Eve
Weeks: 1
This historical fiction picture book is an excellent narrative about a girl who journeys on one of the "Orphan Trains" that took children to adoptive families in the West. Beautiful artwork conveys the emotion of the plot and makes the book...
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Women's Right to Vote

Women's Right to Vote

Author: Landau, Elaine
Weeks: 1
In looking for books about women's suffrage, we found that it's not easy to find ones that aren't heavy with a liberal feminist agenda.  This one seems to fit the bill and provide solid accurate coverage as well.    48 pages  PB...
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Wright Brothers, The

Wright Brothers, The

Author: Freedman, Russell
Weeks: 2
The story of the first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight, and the men behind it. Includes original photographs by Wilbur and Orville Wright. 128 pages PB Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Inventors lapbooks and...
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