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Revolutionary War on Wednesday by Mary Pope Osborne – Part of the Magic Tree House series, Jack and Annie help General George Washington in crossing the Delaware River.

American Revolution by Mary Pope Osborne – A Fact Tracker book from the Magic Tree House series.

Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson

Mr. Revere and I: Being an Account of certain Episodes in the Career of Paul Revere,Esq. as Revealed by his Horse by Robert Lawson

Larry Gets Lost in Philadelphia
by John Skewes (Author, Illustrator), Michael Mullin (Author)

Let’s Go Philadelphia (Polk Street Special)
by Patricia Reilly Giff

Benjamin Franklinstein Lives! by Matthew McElligott

A Kid’s Guide to Philadelphia¬†by Ellen W. Leroe and Paul Scharff

Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia: 100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City (AMC’s Outdoors with Kids)¬†by Susan Charkes

Journey Around Philadelphia from A to Z by Martha Zschock (Author), Heather Zschock (Designer)

1776 – musical; best for older kids as there’s more dialog in the Continental Congress than songs. (Includes some questionable language and mature references, so check the IMDB parent guide.)


Philadelphia Ghost Stories by Charles J. Adams III

Ghost Stories of Philadelphia, PA by Tim Reeser

Pennsylvania Ghost Towns: Uncovering the Hidden Past by Susan Hutchison Tassin

Haunted Pennsylvania: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Keystone State (Haunted Series) by Mark Nesbitt

Top 12 Family-Friendly Attractions in Philadelphia

Art of the Brick (Lego) at The Franklin Institute Рlimited time (~Summer 2015)