Where can you explore life on a submarine, an aircraft carrier, and outer space all in one place? At the INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum, visitors can watch war movies, view actual WW II planes, and explore the Growler nuclear submarine. The USS Intrepid served: in WW II, the Vietnam War, during the height of the Cold War, and as FBI headquarters for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Read more about this one ship's amazing history, and the sacrifices of those who served on her, to keep the USA safe and free!
5 Stars Reviewed by Janelle Alex, Ph.D. for Readers' Favorite
With colorful images and full-color photographs, Mojica explores what you can discover about the famous Intrepid. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about United States history, naval history and more. The simplicity of how Barbara Ann Mojica shares the information makes it easy to go back and pick out different pieces to research further. This is not a book to read through quickly and stick on a shelf. Even more exciting is the realization that Little Miss HISTORY is a series, so there are other books to explore.
In “Little Miss HISTORY Travels to INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum” Author Mojica’s ‘Miss HISTORY’ introduces kids to some of America’s military conflicts through the telling of the illustrious past of the USS INTREPID. The famous attack carrier, which was first commissioned in August of 1943, took part in the fighting during World War II, the Vietnam War, and even in the years of the Cold War. Fascinating facts about US naval history, the men who served aboard and the INTREPID’s role after the 9/11 attacks in New York City are sure to captivate young readers’ interest and stimulate a quest for more.
Award winning author Barbara Ann Mojica is a historian and retired educator living in New York State. She holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in History. Barbara spent more than forty years teaching in NYC and holds New York State teacher certifications in Elementary, Special Education, and Administration. She also spent several years as a Special Education Administrator and principal of a special education preschool for developmentally delayed children. Barbara, although retired from teaching, is staying busy : along with her series of Little Miss HISTORY travel books she writes historical pieces for The Columbia Insider, under the banner "Passages." Marrying her love of history and teaching, Barbara hopes her Little Miss HISTORY character will inspire children to learn about historical people and places, and then be inspired to go out and visit these historical landmarks.
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