7. What Iowa History textbooks
ONLINE SUMMARIES OF IOWA
ONLINE SUMMARIES OF IOWA HISTORY:
State of Iowa History
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Brief Overview of Iowa History
By Margaret Atherton Bonney
S. (2003). Iowa.
to the geography, history, government, politics, economy, resources,
culture of Iowa,
including maps, charts and a recipe.
Fargo, O.J., (1983). A
Green Valley AEA 14.
An overview of
the history of Iowa including Iowa's earliest
geological history through 1950. Supplemental books available on
following topics: Transportation, Fur Trade, Pioneers, Pioneer
Agriculture, Early Industry, Geography, Education, Tracing Your Roots,
Immigrants, Mormons In Iowa, Civil War, Indians, Trees.
tales from Iowa's
past. Creston, IA: Green Valley AEA 14.
of 127 episodes in Iowa
history. Supplemental western history booklets available on the
topics: Indian Culture, Indian Wars, Transportation, Oregon
Mining, Frontier Military, Western Overview, Settlers, Cattle Fur
- from sea to shining sea series. Connecticut:
Iowa, part of the 'From Sea
series discusses the geography,
history, industries, and famous people. Features full color
pages, for grades 3-5.
M., Griffin, S. (2000) Iowa - fun
facts & games. Aliso Viejo,
G H B Publishers.
Fun Facts & Games is a series of interactive workbooks that
teach, and stimulate children to learn more about the area where they
will visit, or would like to visit.
(2000). Iowa - America
the beautiful series. Connecticut:
From the America
Beautiful series, Iowa
features full color photographs, maps, fast facts and is fully indexed.
pages, grades 4-8.
facts and symbols. Mankato,
An ideal resource for report writing and teaching. Fast Facts highlight
state's capital city, largest city, physical size, population, natural
resources, and primary manufactured goods. 24 pages, grades 3-5.
(1997). Iowa- hello U.S.A.
Lerner Publications Company.
From the 'Hello U.S.A.'
series, this book takes you on a tour of the history, geography,
economy, and environment of Iowa.
Features colorful photos, easy-to-read text, and fascinating facts
pages, grades 3-6.
D., Morain, T. & Nielsen, L. (2002). Iowa
past to present. 3rd edition. Ames,
IA: Iowa State
overviewing the history of Iowa
from prehistory through the present. A teacher's guide is
lesson plans and activity ideas as well.
K. (1996). Iowa - portrait of America
Raintree/Steck-Vaughn. Portrait of America
fills in the facts of history, economy, and culture with vignettes of
individual residents, special events, and featured industries. 48
University of Iowa Press lists a
significant collection of books related to Iowa history and the regional Midwest.
on Iowa and the Midwest
Published by University Iowa
Edited by Marvin Bergman
Utopia in the Heartland, An Expanded Edition
By Dorothy Schwieder, Joseph Hraba, and Elmer Schwieder
Album: A Photographic History, 1860-1920
By Mary Bennett
The Middle Land
By Dorothy Schweider
Iowa History Online.
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Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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