In partnership with Fathom Reads, the Core Knowledge Foundation is proud to offer our entire library of our Core Knowledge History and Geography (CKHG) Student Readers as digital products.

These 59 titles offer a wide range of features, such as:

  • The entire text read aloud in English and/or Spanish, with the ability to switch back and forth instantaneously between both languages
  • Engaging activities for students to complete as they read
  • Prompts that check students’ comprehension
  • Embedded third-party videos and resources that deepen or extend understanding around domain content

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Titles included in CKHG ebook library:


  • Let’s Explore Our World!
  • Native Americans
  • Exploring and Moving to America
  • The Mount Rushmore Presidents

Grade 1

  • Continents, Countries, and Maps
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Three World Religions
  • Early Civilizations of the Americas
  • The Culture of Mexico
  • Early Explorers and Settlers
  • From Colonies to Independence
  • Exploring the West

Grade 2

  • Ancient India
  • Ancient China
  • The Culture of Japan
  • Ancient Greece
  • Geography of the Americas
  • Making the Constitution
  • The War of 1812
  • Americans Move West
  • The Civil War
  • Immigration and Citizenship
  • Civil Rights Leaders

Grade 3

  • World Rivers
  • Ancient Rome
  • The Vikings
  • The Earliest Americans
  • Canada
  • Exploration of North America
  • The Thirteen Colonies

Grade 4

  • Using Maps
  • World Mountains
  • Medieval Europe
  • Medieval Islamic Empires
  • Early and Medieval African Kingdoms
  • Dynasties of China
  • The American Revolution
  • The United States Constitution
  • Early Presidents
  • American Reformers

Grade 5

  • World Lakes
  • Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations
  • The Age of Exploration
  • The Renaissance
  • The Reformation
  • England and the Golden Age
  • Early Russia
  • Feudal Japan
  • The Geography of the United States
  • Westward Expansion Before the Civil War
  • The Civil War
  • Westward Expansion After the Civil War
  • Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts

Grade 6

  • World Deserts
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • The Enlightenment
  • The French Revolution and Romanticism
  • The Industrial Revolution: Changes and Challenges
  • Independence of Latin America
  • Immigration
  • Industrialization and Urbanization in America
  • Reform in Industrial America

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