A History Just for Kids

A series by BookCaps

Tyrannosaurus Rex: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Out of all the meat-eating animals that have ever lived on the planet Earth, the Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most awesome. Though the last of these huge carnivores lived 65 million years ago, they are still famous and capture our imaginations maybe more than any other dinosaur except the three-horned triceratops that they lived alongside.
The Trail of Tears: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Trail of Tears is a name given to the forced relocation and movement of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Velociraptor: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There were plenty of giant animals around during the Age of Dinosaurs. This epoch ended 65 million years ago when a huge meteor hit the Earth and ushered in our current Age of Mammals.
Jamestown: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
The weather is starting to get very cold. It is December of 1607, and Captain John Smith is one of the men who are in charge of the Jamestown colony. Things are not going well. They have been in America for about eight months, and winter is almost here. Even so, they have hardly any food, their living conditions are poor, and they did not have time to plant any crops in the time since they
Apatosaurus: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
During the height of the Jurassic period, 150 million years ago, giant dinosaurs strode the Earth and made the ground shake under their mighty footfalls. You've probably seen these spectacular long-necked dinosaurs in movies like Jurassic Park and in paintings and drawings in natural history books. These creatures go by the name of Apatosaurus (though you've probably heard of them as Brontosaurus
The Underground Railroad: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Underground Railroad made up a network of several routes. In this excititing history, you will learn all about how the railroad was created and how exactly it worked. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides; with dozens of books published every month, there's sure to be something just for you! Visit our website to find out more.
Stegosaurus: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Long ago in the Jurassic age, 150 million years before the present day, a strange and wonderful assortment of dinosaurs lived on Earth. This was tens of millions of years before the time of dinosaur “superstars” like triceratops and tyrannosaurus, but there were plenty of famous, interesting animals alive at that time, too. Stegosaurus was one of these – a bus sized creature with two rows
The Lewis and Clark Expedition: An American Adventure (A History Just for Kids!)
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Lewis and Clark were two of America's most fascinating explorers--but they were only part of a larger team. Inside these pages, you'll discover what started the expedition, what were the dangers, and most importantly: what was it like to be a kid during the expedition.
Diplodocus: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Over a hundred and fifty million years ago – a span of time so big that it's 30,000 times longer than all of recorded human history – giant animals walked the world. These huge beasts were both plant-eaters and meat-eaters, and there was a whole ecosystem with enormous animals in it.
The Louisiana Purchase: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In 1803, The United States made one of the greatest business deals of all time--they bought 828,000 square miles of land (1/3 the size of the United States!) for $11,250,000! To put it simply, it was a REALLY good deal. In this book, jut for kids, you will learn how this historic deal happened and what impact it had on the United States.
The Cotton Gin: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Imagine an invention so great that it contributed to a war! That's what Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin did. Inside this book, you will discover what led to one of America's greatest inventions, what happened after it was invented, and what it was like to be a kid during this period.
Dinosaurs You Should Know: The Triassic Beast Who Rocked the World (A History Just For Kids)
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 12. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Movies have capitalized on dinosaurs for years; they've often put the wrong idea in people’s heads about what they looked like or even acted like. Dinosaurs that have been tower in height on screen, are often smaller (and sometimes larger) than what we have been led to believe; this book paints a picture of six of the most famous dinosaurs who have roamed the Earth.
The California Gold Rush: A History Just For Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The long car carried the men down into the depths of the Empire Gold Mine outside of Grass Valley, California. The year is 1850. These men are working to find and extract gold from the hard quartz rock in the Foothill Mountains of California. The tunnel that they were descending down wasn’t very high, so they had to watch their heads. There they were, a line of men, one seated behind the other,
The Great Depression: A History Just For Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The temperature is about 40 degrees on this cold November morning. It’s only 6:30 AM, but a line has already formed outside of the kitchen. One by one, the men come from different directions and place themselves at the back of the line. They shuffle back and forth, from one foot to the other, trying to keep warm.
The Constitutional Convention: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
James Madison wiped his forehead for what seemed like the one hundredth time today. He had to do so to keep the sweat from dripping into his eyes. He looked over at Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was sweating also, his face shining as he fanned himself with a stack of papers. Seated on the stage, General George Washington was politely listening to Alexander Hamilton, representative from New York, as
Women's Suffrage: A History Just for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Inez Milholland sat on her white horse under the overcast sky, looking at the scene before her. It was almost impossible for her to have imagined that something as wonderful as this should be happening in front of her very eyes. Here she was, a female lawyer in Washington D.C., and it was the day before the Presidential Inauguration. Together with her there were over 5,000 women who had come
The History of the Civil War for Kids
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The men had been marching for days, it seemed. It was late June in the year 1863, and they had been fighting for a long time. These Union soldiers were serious men and they recognized how important it was for them to keep fighting this war. Even so, there were times when it wasn’t easy. In their heavy blue uniforms made of dyed blue wool, they felt very hot. The sweat rolled down their foreheads
The Pony Express: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Pony Express was established as a rapid courier service between the East and the West, from St. Joseph Missouri to Sacramento, California. There were tens of thousands of people living and working in California that wanted news of what was happening in the East and who wanted to send letters and packages to friends, family members, and business partners living back east. But you may wonder:
America in World War I: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This handbook is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War One, and try to imagine what it was like for
America in World War II: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War Two, and try to imagine what it was like for them
America In Korean War: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever heard of the Battle of Osan, or even of the Korean War that it was a part of? This war has been called America’s “Forgotten War” because not a lot of people talk about it. It was not global, like World War Two had been, and it was not as controversial as the Vietnam War. Although it lasted for about three years, and although some 40,000 American soldiers lost their lives, the whole
The Birth of Flight: A History of the Wright Brothers Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Planes have been flying ever since you were born, so why should you care about how they were invented? Why should you care about what happened over 100 years ago? Well, although humans have figured out a lot about flying, there is still a lot that we haven’t been able to do yet, and we need smart people who can solve these problems for us. Will you be one of them? The story of the Wright brothers
The Invention of the Car: A Kids Guide to Henry Ford and the Automobile
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
What can you expect to learn about Henry Ford and the invention of the automobile in this book? First, you will learn a little more about Henry Ford himself. You will see what he was like as a kid and when it was that he first got interested in machines and in building cars. Did you know that Henry Ford was actually raised as a farmer, and not as an engineer? We will also learn how the Ford Motor
The Vietnam War: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Have you heard much about the Vietnam War? Do you know someone who fought in it? In this book, we will take a closer look at this war that got the whole world’s attention. We will find why there was so much confusion and even disagreement among the troops fighting in the war. We will look at what led up to the actual war. Then we will learn about why the war happened. Although the war was really
The Gulf War: A History Just For Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Can you imagine what it was like to be a soldier during the Gulf War? All four major branches of the United States military (the Air Force, the Army, the Marines, and the Navy) participated in the fighting, working together towards a common purpose with soldiers and support from some 39 other counties. Beginning on January 17, 1991 and lasting until February 28 of the same year, the Gulf War was
The Iraq War: A History Just For Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 26. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, we will be taking a closer look at the Iraq War, which was fought from 2003-2011. Almost 4,500 American soldiers died during the war, and another 33,000 were wounded. Over 110,000 Iraqis, both soldiers and civilians, would eventually die in the fighting also. But do you know what led up to the war? In the next chapter, we will see how the Gulf War, fought in 1991, planted the seeds
The War In Afghanistan: A History Just For Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 27. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, we will learn a lot about the War in Afghanistan. The first section will tell us more about what led up to it. We will look a little at the history of Afghanistan to find out how such bad guys like the Taliban could ever become the ruling party in the country. We will also see a little of what life was like when the Taliban was in charge. Find out more in this kids book. KidCaps is
The Cuban Missile Crisis: A History Just For Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, we will be talking about one of those occasions: the Cuban Missile Crisis. Have you ever heard of the Cuban Missile Crisis or what happened during it? As we saw earlier, the key to being a good chess player is to try and understand what the other player is thinking and what they want. The same is true of being a good president or military leader. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a very
The Atomic Bomb: A History Just For Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Now, from time to time you might hear the term “nuclear bomb” used, while other times you may hear the term “atomic bomb”. What is the difference? Any bomb that uses tiny reactions inside the nucleus of a microscopic atom is, by definition, a “nuclear bomb”. However, the first nuclear bombs were much simpler than today’s bombs, which use multiple steps to produce their large explosions. The firs
The Cold War: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, we will be learning more about the Cold War, and we will talk what were the things that motivated the two countries to compete with each other for over 40 years. You will find sections in here that divide up our study of the Cold War into six different main ideas. Find out about this exciting and complex period of time in this kid's book.
The Discovery of Electricity: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 31. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, we will be looking at the discovery of electricity. We will talk a little about the science of what electricity is, and then we will talk about how it was discovered and how smart inventors found a way to use this force to make the world a more comfortable place to live in. What would you like to learn about electricity? This book will look at the discovery of electricity from six