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MOH4 – Mystery of History IV


Here is a chronological list of additional resources for studying MOH4 (1708 – now).

Check back – we will update these lists as we gather more information.

High School suggestions: AH = American History

E=Elementary; M=Middle Grades (4/5th-8th); H=High School

NR=No Review; *=Enjoyed; info=information given

YearMOH4 TopicFocus
M – Book Review: The Ravenmaster’s Secret: Escape from the Tower of London (1735)
1734-1760A.D.Great AwakeningField Trip: Museum of the Bible
1752Ben FranklinAHH – NR – The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
1754-1763The French and Indian WarAHM/H – * –Book Review: Indian Captive & Field Trip ideas
1765-1776American Revolution – Part 1AHM/H – NR, * – Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold by Jean Fritz
1776 – 1783American Revolution – Part 2M – NR – The Arrow Over the Door by Joseph Bruchac
(1777: Quaker during Rev. War)
AHM/H – NR – Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz (1787)
AHM/H – * – Book Review: Fever 1793
(1793: Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia)
M – NR – Dr. Jenner and the Speckled Monster by Albert Marrin
(1796: Smallpox Vaccination)
1803, 1804, 1806Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, Zebulon PikeM – Book Review: The Broken Blade
(1800: fur-trade in Canada)
Field Trip: Family River Ideas
AHM/H – NR – Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac
M – Book Review: Mary Jones and Her Bible (1800)
AHM/H – Book Review: The Great Little Madison & Field Trip ideas
(1809-1817 4th President of US)
1830The Trail of TearsM – NR – Only the Names Remain by Alex W. Bealer
M – Book Review: Nory Ryan’s Song
(1845-1852: potato blight)
AHM/H – NR – Bound for Oregon by Jean Van Leeuwen
(1852: Oregon Trail)
October 1854Florence Nightingale: “Lady with the Lamp”M – NR – Heart & Soul: The Story of Florence Nightingale by Gena K. Gorrell
1861-1862The War Between the States: Part 1M – NR – The River Between Us by Richard Peck
AHM/H – NR – The Boys’ War by Jim Murphy
(Civil War: Young soldiersdiaries, letters, photos, etc.)
1863-1865The War Between the States: Part 2AHM/H – NR – The Slopes of War by N.A. Perez
(1863: Battle of Gettysburg)
AHM/H – NR – Dragon’s Gate by Laurence Yep
(1867: Chinese laborers dig Railroad tunnel through Sierra Nevada Mountains)
M – * – Book Review: The Secret Garden (early 1900s)
1914-1916WWI: Part 1M – * – Book Review: A Cup of Cold Water
(nurse Edith Cavell)
1933-1945HolocaustM – * – Book Review: Hana’s Suitcase
M/H – * – Book Review: Parallel Journeys
M – NR – Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
(Copenhagen 1943: Danish girl helps hide a Jewish family)
Sept 3, 1939 – Sept 15, 1940WWII: Part 1M – NR, * – Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
(1940 Norway: children help smuggle gold past Nazi soldiers)
M – NR, * – For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(1940 France: 14-year-old Suzanne David becomes a spy)
Oct 28, 1940 – Dec 7, 1941WWII: Part 2M – NR – The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig
(Jun 1941: Hautzig’s exile to Siberia as a Polish “political enemy”)
Apr 9, 1942 – Jun 6, 1944WWII: Part 3M – NR – Escape from Warsaw by Ian Serraillier
(Poland 1942: How 3 children survive on their own during WWII)
Dec 16, 1944 – Sep 2, 1945WWII: Part 4M – ** – Book Review: An Elephant in the Garden
(Dresden Bombing, Feb 1945)
M – Book Review: Chu Ju’s House
(1979-2015: China’s one-child-policy)
M – NR – The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
(late 1990s, Afghanistan: a girl helps her family survive during Taliban control)
2001 – (2014) presentGlobal War on TerrorM – * – Book Review: Operation Yes
(2003-present: Afghanistan & Iraq wars)