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Book Review: This Day in History for Kids

This Day in History for Kids by Dan Bova is an engaging history book that is uniquely organized by days of the year, making it a fun and interactive way for kids to learn about the past. Each day features a fascinating historical event, person, or invention, accompanied by colorful illustrations and age-appropriate explanations.

One of the standout features of this book is its collection of great photos that bring historical events to life, making the past feel vivid and engaging. The layout of the book is well-designed, with a clear and easy-to-follow timeline that helps kids understand the sequence of events.

From National Girl Scout Day to historical battlesThis Day in History for Kids covers a wide range of topics to spark curiosity and imagination in young readers. Whether it's exploring the mysteries of the pyramids, learning about famous figures like George Washington Carver, or discovering the origins of favorite holidays, this book offers a daily dose of knowledge and excitement.

With its accessible writing style and captivating content, This Day in History in Kids is the perfect companion for budding historians and curious minds looking to embark on a year-long journey through time. Get ready to dive into the past and uncover the incredible stories that have shaped our world! My six and eight year old daughter found this enjoyable and fun to read, and I love that they can access a quick “bite” of history on each day!

Overall, This Day in History for Kids is a wonderful resource that not only educates but also entertains, making learning about the past a fun and enriching experience for children. This book is great for children ages 4-12 and up! I've included a link on Amazon to get your copy! This is a great addition to any young learners library, and perfect for the classroom! 

*I was given the opportunity to review this book, all opinions are my own. 


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