30 May, 2011

Landmark Books List


1. The Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Armstrong Sperry

2. The Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty

3. Pocahontas & Captain John Smith by Marie Lawson

4. Paul Revere & the Minute Men by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

5. Our Independence and the Constitution by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

6. The California Gold Rush by May McNeer

7. The Pony Express by Samuel Hopkins Adams

8. Lee and Grant at Appomattox by MacKinlay Kantor

9. The Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad by Adele Gutman Nathan

10. The Wright Brothers (Pioneers of American Aviation) by Quentin Reynolds--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

11. Prehistoric America by Anne Terry White

12. The Vikings by Elizabeth Janeway--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

13. The Santa Fe Trail by Samuel Hopkins Adams

14. The Story of the U.S. Marines by George Hunt

15. The Lewis and Clark Expedition by Richard L. Neuberger

16. The Monitor and the Merrimac by Fletcher Pratt

17. The Explorations of Pere Marquette by Jim Kjelgaard

18. The Panama Canal by Bob Considine

19. The Pirate Lafitte & the Battle of New Orleans by Robert Tallant

20. Custer's Last Stand by Quentin Reynolds

21. Daniel Boone by John Mason Brown

22. Clipper Ship Days by John Jennings

23. Gettysburg by MacKinlay Kantor--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

24. The Louisiana Purchase by Robert Tallant

25. Wild Bill Hickok Tames the West by Stewart H. Holbrook

26. Betsy Ross & the Flag by Jane Mayer

27. The Conquest of the North & South Poles by Russell Owen

28. Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia by Margaret Cousins--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

29. Trappers & Traders of the Far West by James Daugherty

30. Mr. Bell Invents the Telephone by Katherine B. Shippen

31. The Barbary Pirates by C. S. Forester

32. Sam Houston, the Tallest Texan by William Johnson

33. The Winter at Valley Forge by Van Wyck Mason

34. The Erie Canal by Samuel Hopkins Adams

35. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo by Ted Lawson & Bob Considine

36. Thomas Jefferson, Father of Democracy by Vincent Sheean

37. The Coming of the Mormons by Jim Kjelgaard

38. George Washington Carver, the Story of a Great American by Anne Terry White

39. John Paul Jones, Fighting Sailor by Armstrong Sperry

40. The First Overland Mail by Robert Pinkerton

41. Teddy Roosevelt & the Rough Riders by Henry Castor

42. The Pioneers Go West (To California by Covered Wagon-hardback title) by George R. Stewart--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

43. Peter Stuyvesant of Old New York by Anna Erskine, et. al.

44. Lincoln & Douglas: The Years of Decision by Regina Z. Kelly

45. Robert Fulton & the Steamboat by Ralph Nading Hill

46. The F.B.I. by Quentin Reynolds

47. Dolly Madison by Jane Mayer

48. John James Audubon by Margaret & John Kieran

49. Hawaii, Gem of the Pacific by Oscar Lewis

50. War Chief of the Seminoles by May McNeer

51. Old Ironsides, the Fighting Constitution by Harry Hansen

52. The Mississippi Bubble by Thomas B. Costain

53. Kit Carson & the Wild Frontier by Ralph Moody

54. Robert E. Lee & the Road of Honor by Hodding Carter

55. Guadalcanal Diary by Richard Tregaskis

56. Commodore Perry & the Opening of Japan by Ferdinand Kuhn

57. Davy Crockett by Stewart H. Holbrook

58. Clara Barton, Founder of the American Red Cross by Helen Boylston

59. The Story of San Francisco by Charlotte Jackson

60. Up the Trail From Texas by J. Frank Dobie

61. Abe Lincoln: Log Cabin to White House by Sterling North--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

62. The Story of D-Day: June 6, 1944 by Bruce Bliven Jr.

63. Rogers' Rangers & the French & Indian War by Bradford Smith

64. The World's Greatest Showman: the Life of P.T. Barnum by Joe Bryan III

65. Sequoyah: Leader of the Cherokees by Alice Marriott

66. Ethan Allen & the Green Mountain Boys by Slater Brown

67. Wyatt Earp: U.S. Marshall by Stewart H. Holbrook

68. The Early Days of Automobiles by Elizabeth Janeway

69. The Witchcraft of Salem Village by Shirley Jackson--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

70. The West Point Story by Colonel Red Reeder, et. al.

71. George Washington: Frontier Colonel by Sterling North

72. The Texas Rangers by Will Henry

73. Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West Show by Walter Havighurst

74. Evageline & the Acadians by Robert Tallant

75. The Story of the Secret Service by Ferdinand Kuhn

76. Tippecanoe & Tyler, Too! by Stanley Young

77. America's First World War: General Pershing and the Yanks by Henry Castor

78. The Doctors Who Conquered Yellow Fever by Ralph Nading Hill

79. Remember the Alamo! by Robert Penn Warren

80. Andrew Carnegie & the Age of Steel by Katherine B. Shippen

81. Geronimo: Wolf of the Warpath by Ralph Moody

82. The Story of the Paratroops by George Weller

83. The American Revolution by Bruce Bliven--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

84. The Story of the Naval Academy by Felix Riesenberg Jr.

85. Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr by Anna Erskine, et. al.

86. Stonewall Jackson by Jonathan Daniels

87. The Battle for the Atlantic by Jay Williams

88. The First Transatlantic Cable by Adele Gutman Nathan

89. The Story of the U. S. Air Force by Robert Loomis

90. The Swamp Fox of the Revolution by Stewart H. Holbrook

91. Heroines of the Early West by Nancy Wilson Ross

92. The Alaska Gold Rush by May McNeer

93. The Golden Age of Railroads by Stewart H. Holbrook

94. From Pearl Harbor To Okinawa by Bruce Bliven Jr.

95. The Copper Kings of Montana by Marian T. Place

96. Great American Fighter Pilots of World War II by Robert D. Loomis

97. The Story of the U.S. Coast Guard by Eugene Rachlis

98. William Penn: Quaker Hero by Hildegarde Dolson

99. John F. Kennedy & PT 109 by Richard Tregaskis

100. The Story of Oklahoma by Lon Tinkle

101. Americans Into Orbit: The Story of Project Mercury by Gene Gurney

102. The Story of Submarines by George Weller

103. The Seabees of World War II by Edmund Castillo

104. The U.S. Border Patrol by Clement Hellyer

105. The Flying Tigers by John Toland

106. The U.S. Frogmen of World War II by Wyatt Blassingame

107. Women of Courage by Dorothy Nathan

108. Dwight D. Eisenhower by Malcom Moos

109. Disaster at Johnstown: the Great Flood by Hildegarde Dolson

110. The Story of Thomas Alva Edison by Margaret Cousins--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's

111. Medal of Honor Heroes by Colonel Red Reeder

112. From Casablanca to Berlin by Bruce Bliven, Jr.

113. Young Mark Twain & the Mississippi by Harnett T. Kane

114. The Battle of the Bulge by John Toland

115. The Story of the Thirteen Colonies by Clifford Lindsey Alderman

116. Combat Nurses of World War II by Wyatt Blassingame

117. Walk in Space: the Story of Project Gemini by Gene Gurney

118. The Battle for Iwo Jima by Robert Leckie

119. Midway, Battle for the Pacific by Captain Edmund L. Castillo

120. Medical Corps Heros of World War II by Wyatt Blassingame

121. Flat Tops, the Story of Aircraft Carriers by Edmund L. Castillo

122. The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd by A. B. C. Whipple
World Landmarks

1. The First Men in the World by Anne Terry White
2. Alexander the Great by John Gunther
3. Adventures Discoveries of Marco Polo by Richard J. Walsh
4. Joan of Arc by Nancy Wilson Ross
5. King Arthur His Knights by Mabel Louise Robinson
6. Mary, Queen of Scots by Emily Hahn
7. Napoleon & the Battle of Waterloo by Frances Winwar
8. Royal Canadian Mounted Police by Richard L. Neuberger
9. The Man Who Changed China: The Story of Sun Yat-sen by Pearl S. Buck
10. The Battle of Britain by Quentin Reynolds
11. The Crusades by Anthony West
12. Genghis Kahn the Mongol Horde by Harold Lamb
13. Queen Elizabeth the Spanish Armada by Frances Winwar
14. Simon Bolivar, the Great Liberator by Arnold Whitridge
15. The Slave Who Freed Haiti: The Story of Toussaint Louverture by Katherine Scherman
16. The Story of Scotland Yard by Laurence Thompson
17. The Life of Saint Patrick by Quentin Reynolds
18. The Exploits of Xenophon by Geoffrey Household
19. Captain Cook Explores the South Seas by Armstrong Sperry
20. Custer's Last Stand by Quentin Reynolds

21. Will Shakespeare and the Globe Theater by Anne Terry White
22. The French Foreign Legion by Wyatt Blassingame
23. Martin Luther by Harry Emerson Fosdick
24. The Hudson's Bay Company by Richard Morenus
25. Balboa: Swordsman Conquistador by Felix Riesenberg
26. The Magna Charta by James Daugherty
27. Leonardo da Vinci by Emily Hahn
28. General Brock and Niagara Falls by Samuel Hopkins Adams
29. Catherine the Great by Katherine Scherman
30. The Fall of Constantinople by Bernadine Kielty
31. Ferdinand Magellan: Master Mariner by Seymour Gates Pond
32. Garibaldi: Father of Modern Italy by Marcia Davenport
33. The Story of Albert Schweitzer by Anita Daniel
34. The Marquis de Lafayette: Bright Sword of Freedom by Hodding Carter
35. Famous Pirates of the New World by A. B. C. Whipple
36. Exploring the Himalaya by William O. Douglas
37. Queen Victoria by Noel Streatfeild
38. The Flight and Adventures of Charles II by Charles Norman
39. Chief of the Cossacks by Harold Lamb
40. Adventures of Ulysses by Gerald Gottlieb
41. William the Conqueror by Thomas B. Costain
42. Jesus of Nazareth by Harry Emerson Fosdick
43. Julius Caesar by John Gunther
44. The Story of Australia by A. Grove Day
45. Captain Cortes Conquers Mexico by William Johnson
46. Florence Nightingale by Ruth Fox Hume
47. The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler by William L. Shirer
48. The Story of Atomic Energy by Laura Fermi
49. Great Men of Medicine by Ruth Fox Hume
50. Cleopatra of Egypt by Leonora Hornblow
51. The Sinking of the Bismarck by William L. Shirer
52. Lawrence of Arabia by Alistair MacLean
53. The Life of Saint Paul by Harry Emerson Fosdick
54. The Voyages of Henry Hudson Eugene Rachlis
55. Hero of Trafalgar by A. B. C. Whipple
56. Winston Churchill by Quentin Reynolds
57. The War in Korea: 1950 - 1953 by Robert Leckie
58. Walter Raleigh by Henrietta Buckmaster
59. Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt by Elizabeth Payne--Paperback from Amazon or Powell's
60. Flying Aces of World War I by Gene Gurney
61. Commandos of World War II by Hodding Carter
62. Ben Gurion and the Birth of Israel by Joan Comay
63. The United Nations in War and Peace by T. R. Fehrenback

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