Fastpass to the Past: The Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland

Fastpass to the Past: The Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland

Fastpass to the Past: The Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland

Fastpass to the Past: The Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland


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Explore the fascinating history behind Disneyland - a theme park history book for kids 9 to 12

Inspire an interest in history with this fun and immersive journey across 20th century US history through the lens of the happiest place on earth. From awful ideas left on the drawing board to actual flying (and sinking!) ships, Fastpass to the Past: A Jr. Historian's Guide to Disneyland is a thrilling grand circle tour of Disneyland's past and present.

In this California history book, kids will walk in the footsteps of Walt Disney before discovering the inspiring stories and hidden Disneyland secrets behind ALL of their favorite theme attractions, including The Haunted Mansion, Peter Pan's Flight, and even Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

This newly updated unofficial 2022 Disneyland guide includes:
  • Fun for Theme Park Fans: Get an in-depth look at the entire history of Disneyland created just for kids
  • A Perfect Complement to History Class: Most US history middle school classes stop at World War 2, and this book picks up where they left off
  • A Family-Friendly Adventure: Learn about theme park history in a fun and accessible way that everyone can enjoy
  • Magnifying Glass: History will come alive with a 40 item scavenger hunt next time you visit Disneyland
  • Get ready to impress your friends and family with all kinds of cool facts about Disney history.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780578301914
    Publisher: Gold Rush Press
    Publication date: 12/01/2021
    Pages: 218
    Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)
    Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

    About the Author

    AUSTIN CARROLL, MBA, is a writer from Vero Beach, Florida. She grew up visiting Walt Disney World with her younger sister. At 21 years old, she became a Disneyland Cast Member and quickly worked her way up from the teacups to Guest Relations. Today, she shares the history of theme parks worldwide on her podcast, FastPass to the Past: The Theme Park History Podcast. She has been named a 'Theme Park Expert' by USA Today. Austin is fascinated by the intersection of popular culture and business and holds an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. She received her bachelor's degree from Chapman University (less than 4 miles from Disneyland!), where her studies focused on California and film history. She now lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and two feisty cats. Fastpass to the Past is Austin's first children's book.
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