Paul Revere's Ride beautifully illustrated this book helped to explain 'poetic license'
Boxed set: 11 Childhood of Famous Americans biographies: Buffalo Bill, Lou Gehrig, Crispus Attucks, Walt Disney, Susan B. Anthony, Benjamin Franklin, Clara Barton, Paul Revere, Davy Crockett, Jim Thorpe, Harry Houdini We have most of these. The children ages 8 -11 enjoyed reading and presenting
George Washington: True Patriot (Heroes of History)
Thomas Edison: Inspiration and Hard Work (Heroes of History)
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin another Beautifully illustrated book. the text was 'heavy' for my younger children so we used it as reference instead of reading straight through