Sunday 6 October 2019

Little Miss HISTORY Travels to Hyde Park--Book Review

Little Miss HISTORY Travels to Hyde Park,
Presidential Library & Museum 

 Author: Barbara Ann Mojica
 Illustrator: Victor Ramon Mojica
 ·  Age Range: 6 - 12 years
·  Series: Little Miss History Travels to (Book 10)
·  Hardcover: 52 pages
·  Publisher: Eugenus Studios LLC; Original ed. edition (September 8, 2019)
·  ISBN-13: 978-0998915456

About the Book:

Step inside the house where FDR made history!
"...Turning the pages is like visiting an interactive museum and taking a journey through each milestone. Little Miss History "travels" and so do we, enjoyably so - and I am sure to the bookshelves of many fans of this delightful series." - Amazon Reviewer
"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."- Reviewed by Kitty Muse Book Reviews
"My heart has always been here. It always will be." 
How did Franklin Delano Roosevelt's upbringing at Hyde Park influence the role he played in guiding the country through an economic depression and World War II? 
You will learn:
·      About the rooms and functions of the home
·      FDR's family life
·      The various roles he served in government
·      His hobbies and interests
·      FDR's physical struggles
·      The government programs set up to ease the depression
·      "Fireside Chats"
·      Dignitaries who visited
·      About Eleanor's Val-Kill cottage

President Roosevelt was the first president to give his papers to the people. Read about the library he designed and the treasure trove of resources within. 
You will learn:
·      About the Great Depression
·      The New Deal Programs
·      World War II exhibits
·      About the way FDR worked and communicated with the people
·      How Eleanor Roosevelt acted on FDR's behalf
·      The role of Eleanor in the United Nations
·      The accomplishments of FDR's four terms

In FDR's words, "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."

What I Thought: The Little Miss History series is incredible! The author’s newest release, Little Miss History goes to Hyde Park, home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, is another spectacular learning book in this series; this book takes the reader on a tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s house and his personal and political life. This series is always interesting, has vivid illustrations, and is written in a way that children, and adults, will love. Kudos to Barbara Ann Mojica! 

About the Author:  

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 twenty awards including B.R.A.G. Medallions, International Book Excellence Awards, International Readers' Favorite Awards, Eric Hoffer, and Independent Author Network Awards.