Bringing A Bit of Color to History

Sometimes the most challenging aspect of creating an engaging history magazine for kids is that there is not a great selection of color images of people that lived 100 (or more) years ago. We might be able to find a basic black-and-white headshot of someone famous, or a museum might offer reproductions of a famous […]

The Louisiana Purchase Uncovered

One of the best things about being the editor of Cobblestone is the opportunity for my knowledge of a subject to deepen when I work on an issue. Take the September issue where we focus on the Louisiana Purchase, for example. It is easy to think of the Louisiana Purchase as simply the sale of […]