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Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities (For Kids)

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From the Native Americans who lived in the Chicago area for thousands of years, to the first European explorers Marquette and Jolliet,to the 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series win, parents, teachers, and kids will love this comprehensive and exciting history of how Chicago became the third largest city in the U.S. Chicago’s spectacular and impressive history comes alive t ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Chicago Review Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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Hongxi Mao
History is a very important part of everyone’s life, so knowing the history of things that are related to one is cruel. The book Chicago History for Kids by Owen Hurd is a good book for children at an intermediate level to learn more about the history of Chicago. The organization of this book is based on different time periods, from the earliest to later in years. This book includes real pictures of back in the olden days. The main idea of this book is is making the readers understand what has ...more
Miguel Melchor
This is such a great book. It covers a lot of the history of Chicago that appeals both to kids as well as adults. Owen Hurd wrote this in such an intelligent way that it is as entertaining for adults as it is for kids.
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A Chicago-area resident for thirty-eight years, I live in the Andersonville neighborhood with my wife and son.

I've always been interested in history and literature, making my living one way or another through the written word: as an editor for several book publishers, freelance writer for corporations and non-profit organizations, and most recently as an author.

I recently finished my second book
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