Peter Marshall and David Manuel successfully adapted their two best-selling history books-The Light and the Glory and From Sea to Shining Sea-into activity books for young children. Now pre-readers and beginning readers can learn more about our national heritage with Sounding Forth the Trumpet Children\u2019s Activity Book. Children ages 5-8 will enjoy learning as they interact with games, coloring pages, illustrations, charts, and a color map of the United States. Activities teach about events that led up to the Civil War, including the Mexican War, the Gold Rush, the skirmishes of Bleeding Kansas, and the emergence of Abraham Lincoln. Covering the years 1837-1860, the activity book also focuses on the tragic issue of slavery and on the men and women who were willing to be used by God to bring about change.Parents, home schoolers, Christian schools, church libraries, and many others who have enjoyed the history series will be eager to add this resource to their collection.Marshall, Peter is the author of 'Sounding Forth the Trumpet Childrens Activity Book ' with ISBN 9780800757748 and ISBN 0800757742.