Tag Archives: Colonial & Revolutionary

14 Cows for America

Author: Carmen Agra Deedy Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Product Description In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept […]

If You Lived In Colonial Times (If You.)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Ann Mcgovern Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Ann McGovern’s gay and informative book gives young readers a vivid picture of life in colonial New England from 1659 to 1730. The drawings help children imagine what it was really like to be a boy or girl in colonial days. The author answers […]

We the People: The Story of Our Constitution

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Lynne Cheney Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Product Description America had won the Revolution, but our troubles were far from over. The thirteen states were squabbling, the country could not pay its bills, and in Massachusetts farmers had taken up arms against the government. Was our country, which had fought […]

The Story of the Pilgrims (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H.L. Ross Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description From the dangerous voyage across the Atlantic through the first harsh winter to the delicious Thanksgiving feast, all the excitement and wonder of the Pilgrims’ first year in America is captured in this vivid retelling that is perfect for the […]

1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving (I Am American)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Catherine O’Neill Grace Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Book Description In cooperation with the Plimoth Plantation, a living-history museum in Massachusetts, National Geographic has recreated the first Thanksgiving. Photographs by National Geographic photographers of the recreation at Plimoth Plantation illustrate this book. In 1621, in a small settlement on the edge […]

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.