Relive Chicago's most spectacular events in this comprehensive and exciting activity book. Imagine being the first explorer to set foot in Chicago. See what it was like to dodge the flames of the Great Chicago Fire. Take a ride on the world's first Ferris wheel. Along the way you'll also learn how to play a Native American game, paint an Impressionist work of art, take an architectural walking tour, make a Chicago-style hot dog, and write a blues song.
Exploring events both triumphant and tragic, this book details the history of Chicago's earliest Native American inhabitants as well as the French-African fur trader and settler Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable; the Fort Dearborn Massacre; the Great Chicago Fire of 1871; the building of the world's first skyscraper; and the hosting of two world's Fairs. Kids will discover windy City treasures such as Louis Armstrong's vibrant jazz legacy; the work of Chicago poets, novelists, and songwriters; and the story of Chicago's frustrated and proud sports history. Chicago History for Kids is a marvelous resource for those who want to enrich their understanding of this great city.
|Publisher:||Chicago Review Press, Incorporated|
|Series:||For Kids Series|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||18 MB|
|Note:||This product may take a few minutes to download.|
|Age Range:||9 Years|
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