Adventure Tales of America - Illustrated U.S. History Books
by Jody Potts, Ph.D.
Signal Media Publishers

Adventure Tales of America Program Advantages and Features


Presents Sound, Scholarly History

  • Primary sources are used extensively. For example, a 13-page section on the Constitutional Convention dramatizes James Madison's Notes of the Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787.
  • Historical figures speak in their own words whenever possible, an ideal way to read primary sources.


Makes Learning Fun and Exciting!

  • From exploration of the New World to the Civil War, America's story unfolds with high drama -- absorbing, entertaining, and enlightening. Students won't put it down!
  • A successful learning experience for all students, gifted, grade-level, at-risk, and Limited English Proficiency (LEP).


Integrates Left and Right Brain Learning

  • The Nobel Prize-winning (1981) research of Dr. Roger Sperry shows that the learning curve rises dramatically when information is given simultaneously to both sides of the brain.
  • Adventure Tales of Americadoes this through:
    • Words, analysis, and structure for the left brain.
    • Pictures, humor, emotion, and drama for the right brain.


Raises Test Scores

Read how one teacher's class had a 115% improvement!

  • Adventure Tales of America has raised state social scores dramatically -- in Texas as much as 18 percent.
  • All students learn faster, remember longer, and score higher.