Resources for Teachers

Brookhiser, Richard. Alexander Hamilton, American (New York: Touchstone, 2000)

Burrows, Edwin G., and Wallace, Mike. Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999)

Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton (New York: Penguin Books, 2004)

Chernow, Ron. Washington: A Life (New York: The Penguin Press, 2010)

Doty, Richard. America’s Money, America’s Story (Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1998)

Purchased. Freeman, Joanne B., ed. Hamilton: Writings (New York: The Library of America, 2001)

Holt, Marilyn. The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1992)

Homberger, Eric. The Historical Atlas of New York City: A Visual Celebration of 400 Years of New York City’s History (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2005)

Krohn, Deborah L., and Miller, Peter N., eds., with Marybeth De Filippis. Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick (New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009)

Limerick, Patricia Nelson. The Legacy of Conquest (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1987)

Miller, Amy Bess. Shaker Medicinal Herbs (Pownal, VT: Storey Books, Published in association with Hancock Shaker Village, 1998)

Mintz, Steven. Huck’s Raft: A History of American Childhood (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Belknap Press, 2006)

Nasaw, David. Children of the City: At Work & At Play (Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1985)

Riis, Jacob A. How the Other Half Lives, With 100 Photographs from the Riis Collection (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1971; originally published by Charles Scriber’s Sons, 1890)

Rosenwaike, Ira, Population History of New York City (Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1972) Stauffer, John. The Black Hearts of Men (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001)

Recommended Books for Children

Baseball Adler, David A. Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man. Illustrated by Terry Wildener. San Anselmo, CA: Sandpiper, 2001.

Christopher, Matt, and Glenn Stout. Great Moments in Baseball History. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1996.

Gibbons, Gale. My Baseball Book. New York: Harper Collins, 2000.

Golenbock, Peter, and Paul Bacon. Teammates. San Anselmo, CA: Sandpiper, 1992.

Gutman, Dan. Baseball’s Biggest Bloppers: The Games that Got Away. New York: Puffin, 1995.

Gutman, Dan. Casey Back at Bat. New York: Harper Collins, 2009.

Gutman, Dan. Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. New York: Harper Collins, 1998.

Gutman, Dan. Jackie and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. New York: Harper Collins, 2000.

Gutman, Dan. Roberto and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. New York: Harper Collins, 2010.

Gutman, Dan. Satch and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. New York: Amistad, 2009.

Herzog, Bradley. H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet. Illustrated by Melanie Rose. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, 2004.

Negron, Ray. The Boy of Steel: A Baseball Dream Come True. Illustrated by Laura Seeley. New York: Harper Collins, 2006.

Norworth, Jack. Take Me Out to the Ball Game. Illustrated by Alec Gillman. New York: Aladdin, 1999. Posada, Jorge. Play Ball. Illustrated by Raul Colon. New York: Paula Wiseman Books, 2010.

Rappaport, Doreen, and Lyndall Callan. Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women Who Won the World Championship. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2000.

(Ages 9-12) Rodriguez, Alex. Out of the Ball Park. Illustrated by Frank Morrison. New York: HarperCollins, 2007. (4-8)

Smith, Charles R. Jr. Let’s Play Baseball!: Super Sturdy Picture Book. Illustrated by Terry Widener. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 1989. (PK-1)


Atlases and Maps * Sold in Museum

Store Aberg, Rebecca. Map Keys. New York: Children’s Press, 2003. (Ages 4-8)

Brocklehurst, Ruth. Children’s Picture Atlas. Illustrated by Linda Edwards. London: Usborne Publishing LTD, 2004. (Ages.4-8)

Bruun, Eric. Shape States: New York. Illustrated by Rick Peterson. New York : Black Dog & Leventhal, 2002. (Ages 4-8)

Fanelli, Sara. My Map Book. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. (Ages 4-8)

Rabe, Tish. There’s a Map on My Lap! Illustrated by Aristides Ruiz. New York: Random House, 2002. (Ages 4-8)

Sweeney, Joan. Me on the Map. Illustrated by Annette Cable. New York: Crown, 1996.

(Ages 4-8) Wiegand, Patrick. My Very First Oxford Atlas. Oxford: Oxford Up Education, 1997. (Ages 9-12)

Patrick, Weigand. Oxford Junior Atlas. Oxford: Oxford Children’s Reference, 2005. (Ages 7-11)

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