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Fun Songs, Illustrated American History Songs (set to familiar tunes)

Posted on: May 15, 2016

FUN SONGS is a fun series of illustrated history lessons set to familiar tunes.  They are all set to familiar tunes.  If you know the tune, you can just pick it up and start singing history!

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bring us water molly pitcher
Bring Us Water, Molly Pitcher (A Fun Song About the Battle of Monmouth)
Book by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio
From the Fun Song Series

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keep on sewing betsy ross
Keep On Sewing, Betsy Ross! (A Fun Song About the First American Flag)
Book by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of Yankee Doodle
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio
From the Fun Song Series

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Midnight Riders (a Fun Song About the Ride of Paul Revere and William Dawes) 
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of “Over Hill, Over Dale”)
Musical Arrangement by Elizabeth Temple
Text and Lyrics by Michael Dahl
Illustrated by Brandon Reibling
ISBN 1-4048-0129-4
From the Fun Song Series

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pass the buck (fun songs dahl)
Pass the Buck (a Fun Song About the Famous Faces and Places on American Money)
Words by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of This Old Man
Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling
From the Fun Song Series

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row the boats (Geo Wash)
Row, Row, Row the Boats (A Fun Song About George Washington Crossing the Delaware)
Book by by Michael Dahl
Sing to the Tune of Row Your Boat
Illustrated by Sandra D’Antonio
From the Fun Song Series

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trouble brewing dahl reibeling
Trouble Brewing (A Fun Song about the Boston Tea Party)
(A sing-along history lesson with music and lyrics)
Words and Music by Michael Dahl
Traditional Tune (sing to the tune of My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)
Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling
From the Fun Song Series

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Related Posts

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FUN SONGS SERIES on SBWE
A series of illustrated history lessons set to familiar tunes
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/05/15/fun-songs-illustrated-american-history-songs-set-to-familiar-tunes/

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FUN SONGS SERIES Online
Published by Picture Window Books, By Michael Dahl, Illustrated by Brandon Reibeling.  History lessons set to the tune of well known songs.
https://www.overdrive.com/series/fun-songs

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AMERICAN HISTORY: CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND TELL STORIES OF AMERICAN HISTORY
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

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