The Story of Apples in Early America

There are lots of “apple” books and unit studies, but older kids need to enjoy the apple fun, too. It is amazing how quickly apples became a major crop in the early United States. It wasn’t long after the European colonists began arriving that apple orchards became a significant part of every farm! In addition…

The (Short) Story of Ann Stephens and the First Dime Novel

Have you ever heard of Ann Stephens? Not many people from these days know of her or her work, yet she was very famous and very successful in her day. In an era when few women had a career, she supported her family with the earnings from her writing! Like all History Heights eBooks, nonfiction…

The (Short) Story of Mr. Lincoln Grows a Beard

Here’s the heartwarming story of why Lincoln decided to grow a beard, and what others thought about the idea! $9 PURCHASE NOW We’ve seen photos of Abraham Lincoln without a beard and other photos of Lincoln with a beard. In The Short Story of Mr. Lincoln Grows a Beard you will explore this little-known story…

The (Short) Story of Zippers

The uncommon story of a common household object! $9 The zipper might seem like just another common item around the house, but the story behind it has a lot of surprises. You’ll love reading about zippers with this colorful and fun PDF eBook, including how the zipper got its name. (You will be really glad…

The Story of A Guest of Honor

This History Heights eBook is the important story of when President Theodore Roosevelt invited his friend and advisor Booker T. Washington to dinner at the White House. Neither one of them expected the fallout that followed. Composer Scott Joplin has an important (and surprising!) role in the story, too. $12 When studying history in school,…

History Heights eBook Club

History is all about the stories. And we have some awesome ones for you!   $9/month Every month you will receive: One featured eBook (full length, not from the “Short” Story series) All the research and organization are done for you.  Read, enjoy, and be amazed! Most eBooks contain activities to “show what you know.” Every…