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History Makers: Read-Aloud True Stories of Remarkable People and Events

History Makers, Volume 1 is a collection of true short stories tailor-made for reading aloud. Each mini-biography or historical snapshot offers a ten-minute window into the lives of notable figures and impactful events. A set of follow-up discussion questions is included with each chapter to spark conversation and reminiscence. The stories can be easily blended with other activity programs focused on the figures or events such as trivia, movie screenings, “Name That Tune,” and other games to create a memorable journey through history.

Enjoy 20 engaging stories about the following remarkable people and events:

  • Lady Lindy: Amelia Earhart
  • The Four-Dollar Future: Elvis Presley
  • A Legendary Loss: Davy Crockett
  • The Birth of the Dream: Martin Luther King Jr.
  • A Very Special Coat: Dolly Parton
  • A Spirited Witness: The Greenbriar Ghost
  • A Vow of Vengeance: Geronimo
  • A Festival-Free Fourth: Buffalo Bill
  • Lucky Limitations: Johnny Cash
  • Mountain Man University: James Clyman
  • A Bonnie Little Beginning: The Beatles
  • From British Blondes to Shimmy Shakers: Burlesque
  • Mid-inning Melodies: Charley Pride
  • Green Pilgrims: John Collins
  • The Jayhawker Stalker: Jesse James
  • The Greatest "Mud Show' on Earth: The Circus
  • Chisolm Trail Tales: Baylis John Fletcher
  • A Golden Gamble: Loretta Lynn
  • Heroes, Hisses, and Jolly Della's Deflating Bosom: Tent "Rep" Shows
  • Unflinching Faith: Annie Oakley

History Makers, Volume 1 written by Dennis Goodwin; 2023

ISBN: 978-1-958385-02-9

59 pages; 8-1/2" x 11" softcover book

About the Author
Dennis Goodwin has been a history buff and nonfiction short-story writer for decades. Throughout his career as an activity director and consultant, he has written numerous magazine articles for American History, Wild West, History Magazine, Nostalgia Digest, American Spirit, and other publications.