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Missouri: The Show Me State

Our definitive 4th grade textbook.

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By Robert F. Brown. ISBN: 1-56733-062-2. Textbook: $37.95.

Why Missouri Students Will Love It...

bulletBeautiful use of full color throughout
bulletVisually outstanding. Hundreds of illustrations, many never before seen in textbooks
bulletExcellent organization and clear and simple writing style make learning easier
bulletSpecial features to motivate, enlighten and maintain interest
bulletChapter 11 takes students on a "tour" of the state's cities, towns and historic places
bulletChapter 12 highlights many noted past and current Missourians

Why Missouri Teachers Will Love It...

bulletWritten specifically for Missouri students and teachers
bulletMaterial is up to date and correlates to Missouri Content and Knowledge Show-Me Standards
bulletWritten by Robert F. Brown, author of a previous Missouri history text
bulletEnd-of-chapter activities encourage participation and develop skills
bulletSuperior teacher support materials:
bulletTeacher Guide contains teaching suggestions, answers, Missouri history timeline, Missouri Mosaic resources
bulletReproducible Blackline Masters for student activities and tests

Noteworthy Features

bulletWritten to State Course of Study
bulletPresented Chronologically
bulletEmphasizes Geography
bulletContains Primary Sources
bulletHundreds of Maps and Illustrations
bulletClear writing style
bulletComplete program of activities
bulletVocabulary terms set in bold type and defined in place
bulletComplete glossary of vocabulary terms
bulletSpotlight feature highlights important or interesting individuals, events, locations
bulletTextbook and student activities recognize the diversity of Missouri's racial and ethnic groups
bulletInteresting and useful maps and charts
bulletOne-page chapter activities provides review and reinforcement.
bulletStudent activities in the Blackline Masters and Teacher Guide incorporate technology, multiple disciplines, diversity


Student Textbook: $37.95.

Teacher Guide: $24.95.

Blackline Master - Student Activities / Chapter Tests / Maps. $24.95.

For every 25 textbooks purchased, we will provide a free teachers guide and a free blackline master. Call us at (800) 576-7322 for more information.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Learning About Our State

Chapter 2 The Land of Missouri

Chapter 3 Early Missouri

Chapter 4 The State of Missouri

Chapter 5 Missouri After the Civil War

Chapter 6 A Changing Missouri

Chapter 7 Modern Missouri

Chapter 8 The Struggles for Freedom

Chapter 9 A Rich Missouri

Chapter 10 Government in Missouri

Chapter 11 Show Me Missouri

Chapter 12 Missouri's People


Appendix A The Symbols of Missouri

Appendix B The Counties of Missouri

Appendix C The Governors of Missouri





Robert F. Brown, a native of Kansas City grew up in St. Charles county. He earned a bachelorís degree in history and communications from Southeast Missouri State University. He has worked in journalism and public relations for many years. Missouri history is a passion of his. His clear writing style makes his work popular with both students and teachers.


Teachers and administrators may request a sample pupil edition by sending a request to the contact listed below. All samples must be shipped to a school address. Please request only one sample per state history teacher.

Brett Dufur    pebblepublishing@gmail.com

Pebble Publishing, Inc. & Missouri Gold Booksellers


P.O. Box 2    Rocheport, MO 65279

Phones: (573) 698-3903    Fax: (573) 698-3108

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