Learn more about stamps and stories!
Websites to Visit:
Find out more about the Postmaster General and the history of the U.S. Postal Service.
The American Philatelic Society has information for stamp collectors of all ages and levels.
Learn more about engraving from the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Books to Read:
Gibbons, Gail. The Post Office Book: Mail and How it Moves.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1986. [Ages 5-8]
Jonath, Leslie. Stamp It!: The Ultimate Stamp Collecting Activity Book.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, LLC., 2002. [Ages 7-10]
Krensky, Stephen. Breaking into Print: Before and After the Printing Press.
New York: Little, Brown & Company, 1996. [Ages 9-12]
Powell, Michelle. Printing (Step by Step).
Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2002. [Ages 8-10]
Stott, Carole. Space Exploration.
New York: DK Publishing, Inc., 2004. [Ages 9-12]
Van Leeuwen, Jean. The Amazing Air Balloon.
New York: Dial, 2003. [Ages 5-8]