Introduce early elementary students to the history of the mail system with Riding with Mail: The Story of the Pony Express! Simple chapters explore why the Pony Express was needed, the riders on the Pony Express, and the end of the Pony Express due to the telegraph system.
The National Geographic History Chapters series features archival photos with explanatory captions as well as short, simple chapters. Books conclude with a short guide to writing a report, glossary, index, and resources for further reading.
Ages 6-9. Grades K-4. 48 pages, library reinforced hardcover. 7.9 x 6.2 x 0.3 inches.