Lost In The Past :
The Robertson County History Museum presents Lost In The Past : Children's Book Club!
STARTING March 9th
This Book Club is for grades 4th - 8th grade. We will meet once a month on the second Saturday of the month from 10am-11am at the Robertson County History Museum. Book is included in the price.
Cost is $10.00 a month.
Tennessee Women: An Infinite Variety
By: Wilma Dykeman
The purpose behind this book is two-fold: to inform the reader about the talents, beauty, and realized dreams of many little-know women and to inspire the reader to search out and discover the stories of others who can reveal so much about ourselves and our history.
Make Way For Sam Houston
By: Jean Fritz
Before becoming a founder of Texas, Sam Houston was a son of Tennessee, serving the Volunteer State as both a Governor and a representative in Congress.
By: Anna Myers
It is 1878 and a yellow fever epidemic has turned the boisterous city of Memphis solemn and fearful. The fever has taken Eli s mother and sister and driven his grieving father away. All alone, he vows to harden his heart against further loss. Yet Eli is soon drawn to Grace, an angelic, otherworldly girl people call the Graveyard Girl.
Soft Rain: A Story Of The Cherokee Trail Of Tears
By: Conelia Cornelissen
It all begins when Soft Rain's teacher reads a letter stating that as of May 23, 1838, all Cherokee people are to leave their land and move to what many Cherokees called "the land of darkness". . .the west. Soft Rain is confident that her family will not have to move, because they have just planted corn for the next harvest but soon thereafter, soldiers arrive to take nine-year-old, Soft Rain, and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind.
Spies In The Civil War For Kids
By: Daniel Lewer
When it comes to getting kids interested in history, the secretive tales of spies are a great place to start. Filled with exciting stories about the brave men and women who served in plain clothes, this unique look into the Civil War helps history come alive through explorations of cunning plots, inventive gadgets, and clever disguises that are sure to fascinate kids.
Who Was Davy Crockett
By: Gail Herman
Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, is a man of legend. He is said to have killed his first bear when he was three years old. His smile alone killed another, and he skinned a bear by forcing him to run between two trees. Fact or fiction? Find out the real story of this folk hero, who did love to hunt bears, served as a congressman for Tennessee, and fought and died at the Alamo.
Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won The Revolutionary War
By: Libby C. M