In Washington DC, around the Tidal Basin are three memorials to Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King, Jr. In the memorials are inscribed quotations from these extraordinary men. Their words are timeless, their ideals and actions in the history of the United States speak to us today.
Children’s books transport us to the coldest places on earth, the poetry of snow, mythical journeys in winter landscapes, true stories of Antarctica, the beauty and wildlife of winter woods, joy and imagination of a city changed by snow overnight.
The Boston Tea Party is a famous event of the American Revolution. At Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, kids step aboard a replica ship, toss tea chests into the water, see enactments by live actors and an original tea chest, over 200 years old.
Visiting Vancouver BC with kids, be sure to see totem poles in Stanley Park at Brockton Point. Find out how to identify figures carved on the totem poles, plus children’s books about Pacific Northwest stories and legends.