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Women in History

This Splash Read collection includes fifteen historical fiction short stories about women in history. The stories are:

  • Marian Anderson and the Easter Sunday Concert
  • Queen Liliʻuokalani Writes a Song
  • Martha Hughes Cannon: America’s First Female State Senator
  • Suzanne Lenglen Learns to Play Tennis
  • Peggy Jones (aka Lady Bo) Learns the Guitar
  • Sandra Day O’Connor Gets a Job
  • Sojourner Truth Meets Abraham Lincoln
  • Zina D.H. Young Delivers a Baby
  • Minerva Teichert Paints a Masterpiece
  • Mary Jackson Builds a Wind Tunnel
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Crushes Smallpox
  • Wilma Rudolph Chases a Dream
  • Alline Sprouse Wins the Championship
  • Shirley Chisholm and the Backpack
  • Helen Keller Learns Chess
Black Americans

This Splash Read collection includes seven historical fiction short stories about Black Americans. The stories are:

  • Marian Anderson and the Easter Sunday Concert
  • Louis Armstrong the Steamboat Musician
  • Peggy Jones (aka Lady Bo) Learns the Guitar
  • Sojourner Truth Meets Abraham Lincoln
  • Wilma Rudolph Chases a Dream
  • Shirley Chisholm and the Backpack
  • Mary Jackson Builds a Wind Tunnel
Musicians in History

This Splash Read collection includes six historical fiction short stories about musicians in history. The stories are:

  • Marian Anderson and the Easter Sunday Concert
  • Louis Armstrong the Steamboat Musician
  • Queen Liliʻuokalani Writes a Song
  • Caroline and William Herschel Explore the Stars
  • Peggy Jones (aka Lady Bo) Learns the Guitar
  • Basil O’Connor Pays for College with his Violin
S.T.E.M. Pioneers

This Splash Read collection includes eight historical fiction short stories about S.T.E.M Pioneers. The stories are:

  • Mary Jackson Builds a Wind Tunnel
  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Crushes Smallpox
  • Caroline and William Herschel Explore the Stars
  • George Dantzig and the Unsolvable Problem
  • Albert Einstein Teaches Himself Math
  • Neil Armstrong and Popsicle Sticks
  • Arthur Fry Invents Post-It Notes
  • Notch Learns to Code
Trailblazers in European History

This Splash Read collection includes six historical fiction short stories about trailblazers in European history. The stories are:

  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Crushes Smallpox
  • Albert Einstein Teaches Himself Math
  • Caroline and William Herschel Explore the Stars
  • Napoleon Bonaparte Asks a Question
  • Napoleon Bonaparte and the Job he Didn’t Want
  • Suzanne Lenglen Learns to Play Tennis
Animals in History

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about animals in history. The stories are:

  • Princess Alice and the Schoolchildren
  • George Washington’s Stable: A Horse’s Perspective
  • Pelorus Jack: Follow the Dolphin
Entrepreneurs and Inventors

This Splash Read collection includes four historical fiction short stories about entrepreneurs and inventors. The stories are:

  • J.C. Penny and the Golden Rule
  • Louis and Regina Create a Business
  • Arthur Fry Invents Post-It Notes
  • Joel and the YouTuber Help Liberia
Women in Utah History

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about women in Utah history. The stories are:

  • Martha Hughes Cannon: America’s First Female State Senator
  • Zina D.H. Young Delivers a Baby
  • Minerva Teichert Paints a Masterpiece
People in New York History

This Splash Read collection includes seven historical fiction short stories about people in New York history. The stories are:

  • Al Smith at the Fish Market
  • Theodore Roosevelt Grows Strong and Healthy
  • FDR Learns to Walk Again
  • FDR’s Inauguration Day
  • The Penmanship of Ely Parker
  • Shirley Chisholm and The Backpack
  • Peggy Jones (Aka Lady Bo) Learns the Guitar
U.S. Presidents

This Splash Read collection includes nineteen historical fiction short stories about U.S. Presidents. The stories are:

  • George Washington the Teenage Surveyor
  • George Washington the Stepdad
  • George Washington’s Stable
  • John Adams Travels to Europe
  • John Quincy Adams Travels to Boston
  • John Quincy Adams Travels to Russia
  • Abraham Lincoln: Left Alone Without Parents
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Soggy Book
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Rowboat
  • Ulysses Grant and the Horse that Would Not Be Tamed
  • Ulysses Grant and the Kentucky Downpour
  • Ulysses Grant Hears a Lie
  • Theodore Roosevelt Grows Strong and Healthy
  • FDR Learns to Walk Again
  • FDR’s Inauguration Day
  • Harry Truman and The Gift that Changed His Life
  • Dwight Eisenhower Goes Camping
  • Gerald Ford and Old Faithful
  • Lyndon B. Johnson: From Janitor to President
George Washington

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about George Washington. The stories are:

  • George Washington the Teenage Surveyor
  • George Washington’s Stable: A Horse’s Perspective
  • George Washington the Stepdad
John and John Quincy Adams

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about John and John Quincy Adams. The stories are:

  • John Quincy Adams Travels to Boston
  • John Adams Travels to Europe
  • John Quincy Adams Travels to Russia
Abraham Lincoln

This Splash Read collection includes four historical fiction short stories about Abraham Lincoln. The stories are:

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Rowboat
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Soggy Book
  • Sojourner Truth Meets Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses Grant

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about Ulysses Grant. The stories are:

  • Ulysses Grant and the Horse that Would Not Be Tamed
  • Ulysses Grant and the Kentucky Downpour
  • Ulysses Grant Hears a Lie
Women in Sports

This Splash Read collection includes three historical fiction short stories about women in sports. The stories are:

  • Suzanne Lenglen Learns to Play Tennis
  • Wilma Rudolph Chases a Dream
  • Alline Sprouse Wins the Championship