Capstone Press' series First-Person Histories are excellent resources for learning about key points in our American history through the eyes of those that lived it, presented in diary format. The six titles in the series cover topics such as pioneer farms, covered wagons, Civil War, and more. The short books are filled with colorful illustrations and easy to process tidbits of information. The books include a glossary, discussion questions using the Common Core, related internet sites and bibliography for further reading. Attractive format that makes learn history even more fun.