Classic Book Titles

Classic Book Titles

My daughter Charisa who is in Scholar phase had decided on which topics she wanted to study with the timeline she is studying. My responsibility has head mentor is to help find classic book titles (mostly stories) in these topic, for scholar age or adults.#5


The first place I went to was Facebook, of course! {smile}



September 11, 2001

9/11 have them read the actual 9/11 commission report…it is filled with tons of details, and they mapped together the string of events, and it will make you cry or at the least sick in your soul, as they have all the 9-11 calls and describe it.


The Great Depression

Grapes of Wrath for the Depression Era

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman


Japan’s Nuclear Accident

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Meltdown: A Race Against Nuclear Disaster at Three Mile Island: A Reporter’s Story by Wilborn Hampton


World War 1

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Red Baron by Freiherr von Manfred Richthofen


Gold Rush

Fool’s Gold A Biography of John Sutter

The California Gold Rush (Landmark Books)


Civil War

Across Five Aprils

Red Badge Of Courage – Civil War and a fantastic book

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

G. A. Henty for civil war

Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington

Robert E. Lee and the Road of Honor (Landmark Books)


Learning the stories behind the events is more powerful than just reading dry facts from a textbook. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “A person’s voice has always held more power over us than words alone.”


She’s already nearly finished with the Eleanor Roosevelt book and is so excited about these topics. That makes a mentor mama soooo happy!


If you have any ideas, please share. 🙂

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