Monthly Archives: July 2014


Lady Jane Grey & the ‘Devise for the Succession’. Some historical figures owe their place in the history books to the ambitions of others, and it seldom worked out well for them. One such was Lady Jane Grey, who got to be queen of England for all of nine days. Lady Jane Grey was born […]


Some revolutionary book suggestions. Ages 3-7 The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dagliesh (American Revolution) Ages 7-9 Magic Tree House # 22: Revolutionary War On Wednesday by Mary Pope Osborne (American Revolution) Ages 10-13 Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (American Revolution) The Lacemaker & The Princess by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (French Revolution) Royal Diaries: […]


Question: What marble image of a man’s head will bite your hand off if you tell a lie? Answer: The Bocca della Verità (The Mouth of Truth), a large stone mask in the portico wall of the Church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, Rome, Italy. Dating back to about the 4th century BCE, it is […]


Americans probably know this, but for all you non-Americans – did you know that three of the country’s founders were even patriotic in death? Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4th, 1826, and James Monroe on July 4th, 1831.


Here are some July celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate. Canada Day (July 1st, Canada) Independence Day / Fourth Of July (July 4th, U.S.A.) Nunavut Day (July 9th, Canada) Braemar Junior Highland Games (July 12th, Braemar, Scotland) Bastille Day (July 14th, France) Fêtes de Genève (July 17th – August 10th, Geneva, […]



Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

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TheCoevas official blog

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Eric Price

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John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

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this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

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Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More


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Fashioning New and Emerging Media

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random reviews from library day


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Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

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This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

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