This Country of Ours, Part 2

Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)

(4.6 stars; 140 reviews)

Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson.

This is Part 2: Stories of Virginia, from chapter 13 (Captain John Smith) to chapter 21 (The Knights of the Golden Horseshoe). Read along and view the original illustrations at

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(Summary by Kara) (2 hr 18 min)


The Adventures of Captain John Smith 22:45 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
More Adventures of Captain John Smith 21:58 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
How the Colony Was Saved 24:44 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
How Pocahontas Took a Journey Over the Seas 13:25 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
How the Redmen Fought Against Their White Brothers 10:24 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
How Englishmen Fought a Duel With Tyranny 7:41 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
The Coming of the Cavaliers 11:30 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
Bacon's Rebellion 19:01 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
The Story of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe 7:15 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)


great book, great reader

(5 stars)

We love Kara Shalenburg as a reader. Having this book available makes our homeschool go much easier!

This Country Of Ours

(3.5 stars)

This book was quite like the prequel, but from c. the year 1650 to about 250 years ago.

(4 stars)

So enjoyable, the reader and the book. My second listen through, with my kids this time, lunch and auio book routine they are excited for daily.

enjoying the re-education

(4 stars)

The names are familiar but the stories forgotten. Very well read.

I loved this book and it’s Reader

(5 stars)

Fun book to read 😳


(5 stars)

really nice and very interesting

I heart H.E.Marshal

(3.5 stars)

Good book.You should read it 😘😍

really wish my dad

(3.5 stars)

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