Explore Colonial America

A fascinating time in American history, the colonial days sparked legends, traditions, and forged a new nation. From the first Thanksgiving to the Boston Tea Party, young readers will develop a deeper appreciation for the events that led to the founding of America.
• Supports social studies and history curricula
• Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations give readers a glimpse into colonial life
• Contains a timeline, glossary, index, and "Further Reading" section with books and websites

ISBN: 9780766074989

    Detailed Table of Contents, Fact Boxes, Full-Color Photographs, Glossary, Illustrations, Index, Maps, Sidebars, Timelines, Websites
  • Fall 2016
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    Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin

    Sarah Gilman
    Many students know the story of Ben Franklin’s famed electricity experiment, but do they understand how influential he was in the formation of the United States? Through simple but engaging narrative, this fully illustrated volume leads readers through Franklin’s childhood, his diverse interests and accomplishments, and the role he played in the American Revolution and creation of an independent nation...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078734
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    Colonial Jamestown

    Colonial Jamestown

    Sarah Gilman
    Readers of this exciting volume will be transported back to Colonial Jamestown, the first permanent English colony in North America. Through simple text and full-color images, students will experience the journey along with the colonists: the difficult voyage overseas, illness and starvation, uncertainty about the local American Indians, and the hard work that went into forming a successful colony...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078710
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    The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party

    Sarah Gilman
    When patriots dressed as Mohawk Indians dumped 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor, they were acting out against restrictive laws imposed by British Parliament. The resulting punishment prompted the formation of a Continental Congress and culminated in the Revolutionary War...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078727
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    The First Thanksgiving

    The First Thanksgiving

    Sarah Gilman
    The story of the first Thanksgiving is so familiar to us, yet at the same time it?s surrounded in mystery. Who were the Pilgrims and Indians that are said to have shared a feast so important that we celebrate it as an annual holiday? Engaging text and full-color images will transport readers to the Plymouth Colony, and they will learn about the hardships experienced by the Pilgrims in attempting to build a successful colony and their changing relationship with the local Wampanoag Indians...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078697
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    The Founding of America

    The Founding of America

    Sarah Gilman
    As discontent brewed among the thirteen American colonies, a grassroots campaign was started to break free from England. Teeming with full-color images, this volume explains the steps toward Revolution in clear, captivating prose that will help readers understand the remarkable achievements made by the Founding Fathers in creating a new nation. ..Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078703
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    The Salem Witch Trials

    The Salem Witch Trials

    Sarah Gilman
    Students will be fascinated by the events that transpired in seventeenth-century colonial Massachusetts, when a group of young girls accused several townspeople of witchcraft. Through colorful images and riveting text, this “truth is stranger than fiction” story will teach young readers much about the religious and cultural state of colonial New England, as well as the dangers of groupthink...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078741
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