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"If You..." Series from Scholastic
The Civil War
Little Activity Books
Laura Ingalls Wilder
A History of US - The excellent series
by Joy Hakim
The Marrin Collection - From the Civil War
to Vietnam, these books cover America's most recent wars with clear and
compelling writing that will draw you in and keep you fascinated with the topics
that are covered.
of Benjamin Franklin by Gordon S Wood - We all know Franklin, or
think we do: a genial polymath and self-improver who is known by us all as "the
first American." The problem with this beloved notion is that it blinds us to
the far more interesting man that Franklin really was.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gordon Wood provides a fresh vision of Franklin's life and
reputation, filled with profound insights into the Revolution and into the
emergence of America's idea of itself.
Unabridged, 10 1/2 hours on 6 cassettes. Read by Peter Johnson.
One copy available.
American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of
Jim Murphy -
Written for children, this is a historical overview of the yellow fever epidemic
The nation's capital and the largest city in North America is
devastated by an apparently incurable disease, cause unknown . . . In a
powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes
the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on the city's residents,
relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to
18th-century medical beliefs and practices. Drawing on first-hand accounts,
Murphy spotlights the heroic role of Philadelphia's free blacks in combating the
disease, and the Constitutional crisis that President Washington faced when he
was forced to leave the city--and all his papers--while escaping the deadly
contagion. The search for the fever's causes and cure, not found for more than a
century afterward, provides a suspenseful counterpoint to this riveting true
story of a city under siege.
Thoroughly researched, generously
illustrated with fascinating archival prints, and unflinching in its discussion
of medical details, this book offers a glimpse into the conditions of American
cities at the time of our nation's birth while drawing timely parallels to
Bibliography, map, index. Illustrated with
archival photographs. A 2004 Newbery Honor book.
Hardcover, 176 pages. Illustrated. 9.5"x7.1"x.9". Ages 10-14.
#6082X $17.00 $12.99
One copy available.
to Constitution Book One Teacher's Guide by
Kevin O'Reilly (Critical Thinking) -
This teacher's guide contains an introduction, reproducible lessons to introduce
each skill covered in the series, suggested teaching strategies and answers for
each lesson in the student text, and test questions.
We only have the
Teacher's Guide in stock.
Paper, 152 pages.
American History for Intermediate Grades, with an Addendum for Grades 7/8
(A Literature Approach) by Rea Berg - Suitable for the 5th/6th grade student as
a starting point or as a continuation of the
Early American History Primary
Guide, this read-aloud one-year course covers in greater detail the Vikings
through the Civil War.
This teacher's guide provides daily instruction in journal-keeping, map-making,
biblical principles, character surveys, government, and more! It also includes
student tests and the use of the
Early American Time Line. Authors
include writers as Esther Forbes, Elizabeth Yates, James Daugherty, Jeri Ferris,
Carl Sandburg, among others. Contains 119 lessons and it is suggested that 3-4
lessons be completed each week.
The guide is written from a Christian perspective, so there are some Biblical
references and Scripture.
Paper, spiral bound, 8.5"x11".
One copy available.
Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This? (Book 6,
Uncle Eric series) by Richard Maybury helps readers learn how to sort through reading material and identify
the philosophical slant of most writers on the subjects of law, history,
economics and literature. Maybury helps you find material generally in agreement with
the economic and legal models he discusses in his other books. You can apply his
guidelines to any spoken or written work (movies, books, newspapers).
used in studying Economics, Business, Finance, Government and History.
George Washington & the Founding of a Nation by
Albert Marrin - George
Washington was a man that fascinated his contemporaries. Son of a Virginia
family of modest means, almost entirely self-educated, ambitious for both
material wealth and the high regard of others, Washington would rise through
diligent application of his abilities to become the first general to win a
modern revolutionary war, the first president of the United States, "the first
in the hearts of his countrymen."
Albert Marrin has written a highly readable, fast-paced account of the life and
times of this man who would put to rest his compatriots' fear of monarchy and
forge a unity among the fractious American states -- at least for a while. For,
as Marrin takes pains to show, Washington knew firsthand both the economies of
slave owning and the contradictions it posed for the new republic. Toward the
end of his life, after two terms as president, he pronounced for the future, "I
can clearly foresee that nothing but rooting out of slavery can perpetuate the
existence of our union."
Includes photos, maps, charts, prints, and line drawings.
Paper, 288 pages. 10"x8"x.7". Ages 12-17.
Out of print; one copy available.
George Washington's Rules of Civility &
Decent Behaviour - This slim volume contains 110 rules that George
Washington wrote down at the age of 14. The rules "were drawn from an English
translation of a French book of maxims and were intended to polish manners, keep
alive the best affections of the heart, impress the obligations of moral
virtues, teach how to treat others in social relations, and - above all -
inculcate the practice of perfect self-control."
Many of the rules may
sound quaint to the modern person, but they represent not only the importance of
good manners but the importance of self-sacrifice for the good of others. It's a
fascinating slice of history and would make a great graduation gift.
Hardcover Book, 30 pages. 6.9"x4.3"x.3" (it's small).
History of the American People by Paul Johnson
charts the sweep and drama of
America's history through it's politics and economics, it's art and literature
and science, it's society and manners and, not least, it's complex religious
beliefs. From Walter Raleigh to Bill Clinton, Paul Johnson casts an admiring but
not uncritical eye over events and personalities through the past 400 years.
National Best Seller.
Paper, 1104 pages.
Kids Learn America: Bringing Geography to Life with People, Places &
History (A Kids Can! Book) - States are presented by geographic region,
and each is given two to four pages in the book. Includes trivia, easy
activities & crafts, recipes and more.
Paper, 176 pages. Ages 7-12.
Geography section for more about U.S. geography.
Stars & Stripes Forever: The History, Stories, and Memories of Our American Flag
by Richard H. Schneider - A celebration of one of America's most revered
national treasures, Schneider's "Taps" won hearts from coast to coast. Now this
moving and fascinating follow-up offers an in-depth cultural history of one of
the most enduring and recognized emblems: the flag. It is a symbol of unity and
a subject of controversy. It can be found in the depths of the Earth's oceans
and on the rocky surface of the moon. It is our flag - the Stars and Stripes - a
swath of red, white, and blue that represents America's past and its
present...and inspires its future. In this moving and informative volume, the
author delivers an intriguing history and a powerful tribute to our flag.
There are many entertaining and enlightening stories, including that of the flag
that inspired Francis Scott Key's "The Star Spangled Banner"; the flag that was
stained by Lincoln's blood at Ford's Theater in 1888, and the flag raised at
Ground Zero amid the wreckage of the World Trade Center. In addition to
historical facts and little-known lore, he offers heartfelt recollections from
celebrities and ordinary citizens alike whose lives have been indelibly touched
by Old Glory.
Hardcover, 208 pages. 40 illustrations. 7"x6.25x.9"
Out of print, one copy available.
on Schoolhouse State History: Maryland (Alpha Omega Publications) - A
CD-ROM curriculum that explores the history of Maryland. Gain an in-depth
knowledge of individual states through an interactive survey of state
government, history, economics, business and industry, natural resources,
populations, cultures and religious history. Instead of rote memorization of
facts, students use critical thinking and research skills as they prepare essays
and other research projects.
Designed to be a semester or year-long programs for ages 12-18. Created by a
Christian publisher. Copyright 2000. Box has some damage.
Recommended systems requirements: multimedia PC, Pentium 133 or
better, 16MB RAM, 16-bit sound card capable of 22,050KHz or better, SVGA video
card capable of 640x480/256 colors, minimum of 4x CD-ROM, Windows 95/98 (not
Windows NT), printer recommended, 12MB min. free disk space.
One copy available.
Wee Sing America: Songs of Patriots & Pioneers. 53 songs & quotes
on a one-hour audio cassette. 64-page illustrated book with complete lyrics
included. Sing along with Yankee Doodle, Pick a Bale O'Cotton, You're a Grand
Old Flag & more. When our children were little, we used this recording
to practice songs before attending a Flag Day event. It fit our need perfectly.
CD/Cassette Combo: #9329 $11.99
This edition is no longer available as a cassette/cd combo. We have two
Yo, Millard Fillmore by Cleveland & Alvarez. The authors claim that
after reading this book once (or maybe twice), you will know all the presidents
backwards and forwards. It really works! They use amusing images that fix
themselves in your memory. Example: imagine a giant washing machine on the lawn
of the White House big enough to wash a ton of dirty clothes (Washington), then
you imagine lifting the machine's lid and you see swirling in the bubbles atoms
(Adams). The book elicited giggles from me and the kids.
Paper, 116 pages.
Award-winning author Jean Fritz brings to life historical figures and makes
their stories interesting, informative, and entertaining for young readers. Ages
|And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
by Jean Fritz. Everyone knows about Paul Revere's Big Ride to Lexington. But not
everyone knows the harrowing details andnarrow escapes that occurred along the
way. And did you know that Paul Revere forgot his spurs on his famous ride? Or
that he whittle false teeth to make extra money? Or that he had really sloppy
handwriting? Or that he had sixteen chlildren?
Paper, 48 pages. Scholastic
edition. This is a smaller format, with a smaller font size, and a stapled spine
rather than one that is glued in the PaperStar edition. Ages
(One copy available)
for You, Teddy Roosevelt! by Jean Fritz - Written for children, this is
an introduction to the fascinating life of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th
President of the United States. Much of the book focuses on Roosevelt's early
years, giving readers the chance to note such things as how his childhood love
of nature contributed to his presidential decision to establish several national
forests, bird and game preserves, and national parks. Readers will also learn
how Roosevelt, a sickly, asthmatic child, worked to improve his physical
strength, and, defying doctors' orders, lived a life full of action and
adventure. Most of all, this biography conveys Roosevelt's never-ending lust
for, and enjoyment of, life.
Paper, 127 pages. Scholastic edition. Illustrated with occasional black and
white drawings. Ages 10+.
(One copy available)
|Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of
May? by Jean Fritz. Patrick Henry did not always wear fine silk shirts
and shoes with silver buckles. He grew up running barefoot and fidgeting in
schoolrooms, anxious to be outside fishing or hunting. He became a lawyer
because he loved to listen to arguments, but ait took him a while to argue
successfully. Patrick Henry bumbled and mumbled through some early cases, but
when the issue was freedom, suddenly he became an impressive, dramatic speaker
who inspired crowds with the cry of "Give me liberty, or give me death!"
48 pages. PaperStar
edition. Ages 8-11.
(One copy available)
No one thought Thomas Jackson would grow up to be a hero. Certainly not his
childhood friends, who laughed at him when he fell into the river on the way to
church and then sat through the service in his wet clothes. The cadets at West
Point watched him sweat buckets whenever he had to speak in class and doubted if
he'd even graduate. But through it all, Jackson's determination to succeed
served him well. He found that war allowed him to be the kind of man he'd always
dreamed of being. While other soldiers fell back in terror, Jackson stood "like
a stone wall" and went on to be one of the most brilliant and heroic military
leaders in America.
Paper, 160 pages. 7.7"x5.2"x.4".
|Why don't you get a horse, Sam Adams?
by Jean Fritz - In the early days of America, when men ruffles on their shirts,
rode horseback, and swore allegiance to the King of England, there lived a man
in Boston who cared for none of these things. Samuel Adams turned up his nose at
ruffles, wouldn't get on a horse, and hated the King of England. No one expected
him to change his mind about the king or about frilly clothes, but his friends
did think he might get on a horse. But would he? Never! he said.
Paper, 48 pages. (PaperStar edition). Ages 8-11.
(One copy available)
If You... series of books is written for the 4th-5th grade level (however, I
read many of the books to my 6 year old) and has colorful illustrations about
the time period covered. Special emphasis is placed on what the lives of
children in each time period are like. All paper, 64-80 pages.
$5.99 $5.39 each
|#1545 If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln
|#582X If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King
|#1626 If You Lived With the Sioux Indians
American Family of the Pilgrim Period
(Dover) - Eight paper dolls in full color and 28 costumes: authentically
rendered suits, busks, jerkins, capes, shifts, petticoats, corsets, linen
shirts, breeches, and more - for work and travel, for leisure wear and for
Informative text provides abundant details on accessories.
Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty. The author draws on the
Pilgrims' own journals to portray the hardships faced by the Pilgrims in the New
World. Part of the Landmark series.
Paper, 152 pages.
Samuel Eaton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy by Kate Waters.
Photographed in full color at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts.
Samuel's day from the time he wakes up in the morning and does his daily chores
to his first time helping his father harvest the rye. Excellent.
We also have one copy of the hardcover version. The cover has some mild creasing
on the edges.
(Out of print, one copy available).
Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl by Kate
Waters. Photographed in full color at Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts.
Follow Sarah's day from the time she wakes up in the morning and does her daily
chores to when she goes to bed with her "poppet." Excellent.
Paper, 32 pages.
More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution by Betsy and
Giulio Maestro - This easy-to-understand book tells why and how the Constitution
of the United States was created. It is an unforgettable story of 55 men and the
Constitution they created in 1787 to give the struggling new government a
foundation that has held strong ever sense.
informative....The simplest and most accessible history of the Constitution to
date."--School Library Journal.
Paper, 48 pages. Full-color
illustrations, large print. 11"x9"x.2". Ages 7-12.
An ALA Notable Children's Book.
One copy available.
American Family of the Colonial Era: Paper Dolls in Full Color - Spanning
three generations, an American family of eight is shown in period attire worn for housework, farming, and formal occasions. Wardrobes include lace-and-ruffle embellished gowns, a judge's robe, military uniforms, an elegant suit of green velvet, Indian-inspired frontier attire, and much more.
8 paper dolls. 32 costumes.
American Revolution for Kids: A History with 21 Activities by
Janis Herbert - Heroes, traitors, and great thinkers come to life in this
activity book, and the concepts of freedom and democracy are celebrated in true
accounts of the distinguished officers, wise delegates, rugged riflemen, and
hardworking farm wives and children who created the new nation. This collection
tells the story of the Revolution, from the hated Stamp Act and the Boston Tea
Party to the British surrender at Yorktown and the creation of the United States
Constitution. These 21 activities make learning about the American Revolution fun and memorable.
Kids create a
fringed hunting shirt and a tricorn hat and reenact the Battle of Cowpens. They
will learn how to make their voices heard in "I Protest" and how Congress works
in "There Ought to Be a Law." A final selection including the Declaration of
Independence, a glossary, biographies, and pertinent Web sites makes this book a
Paper, 160 pages. 11"x8.5". Ages 9 and up.
Discover the Past with Fun
Projects, Games, Activities and Projects by David King - Follow the
lives of a fictitious Mayhew family of Massachusetts to learn what life was like
during colonial times (1732) while doing the accompanying activities.
Paper, 118 pages. Ages 9-12.
George: What Was His Problem? : Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You
About the American Revolution (by Steve Sheinkin,
illustrated by Tim Robinson -
What do the most famous traitor in history, hundreds of naked soldiers,
and a salmon lunch have in common? They're all part of the amazing story of the
In the pages of this book, you'll meet the British
big shots (and find out why Benedict Arnold REALLY went bad), get to know the
founding fathers (like John Hancock who, while fleeing British troops, still
obsessed about the salmon he'd left behind), and take a front row seat at
Revolutionary battles (such as the battle of Eutaw Springs, where hundreds of
patriot soldiers headed into battle "as naked as they were born").
is the story of the Revolution that you won't read in a textbook, from the first
shots to the formation of the United States: fast, frighteinng, funny, and
Hardcover, 207 pages. 8.5"x6.3"x.9".
One copy available.
The Life of Washington: In Words of One Syllable by Josephine
Pollard - This 1893 reprint is largely devoted to Washington’s life during the
American Revolution, however, the main purpose according to the author was to
give its young readers a distinct and vivid idea of the exalted character and
priceless services of the man who was commonly referred to as the “Father of his
Written in single syllables for the early reader, the book is also an
interesting look at literature written for children over 100 years ago.
Apparently, in the late 1800s a whole series of books were written in “words of
one syllable." Any word with more than one syllable was broken into individual
syllables, as in Wash-ing-ton. This allowed young children access to more
complex works of literature.
Paper, 113 pages. Ages 9-11, but interesting for all lovers of history. One copy
available. Book has slight damage (creasing to one corner).
Made for Trade board game -
Learn what everyday life was like for ordinary citizens in early America and
practice bartering and money management as you shop the stores of a colonial
village. Like American settlers, players will need to visit different
shops to attain items they need by paying shillings or by trading.
four different games for multi-level play. A fun lesson in history and economics
for all ages.
2-4 players, Ages 8+.
Phoebe the Spy by Judith Berry Griffin. A young girl acts as a spy in
order to guard General Washington's life.
Paper, 48 pages. Independent reading
level: age 9.
Richard by James Daugherty - This lively text exemplifies both the man
and the artist. Benjamin Franklin lived in turbulent times and met those times
head-on with passion and gusto. James Daugherty captured that essential nature
of Franklin in his energetic and dramatic three-color lithographs that reveal
the neophyte as he faces the fresh soil of a young nation filled with optimism
From his Quaker childhood to his early days as printer's apprentice to runaway,
to stranger in the City of Brotherly Love, to the "Water American" in London,
Ben's youth was filled with adventures and challenges that taught him invaluable
lessons about human nature. These lessons would serve him well as he grew to be
a leader of the young colonies as they faced the tyranny of Britain. As a leader
in the American Revolution he was indispensable as an ambassador to England and
later France where he won the hearts of the nation by his simple Quaker wisdom
All these things were accomplished while he pursued his interests as scientist,
inventor, and prolific author. In everything he did, Franklin was always
compelled by how he might best serve his fellow man.
This book was originally published in 1941 and the publisher has preserved the
two and three color drawings so that you may enjoy his books in their original
Paper, 162 pages. 9.25"x6.25"x.5".
Game: Master American Revoluiton History & History - Includes
campaigns, locations, dates, commanders, opposing forces, battle results. Easy
to play, educational and fun, ideal for children and adults. Each game includes:
colorful playing board, deck of 50 game cards, instructions for 3 levels of
play, battle & campaign summaries, revolution chronology & data, reproducible
activities & puzzles, study guide, bibliography, and more. Plus: free American
Ages 8 to adult, 1 to 6 players or more.
One copy available. Box is scuffed.
Civil War Heroes (Bellerophon Coloring Book) - More than just a
coloring book, the stories of great generals of both sides of the Civil War and
of their famous battles are included along with line drawings to color.
Civil War Heroines (Bellerophon Coloring Books) - Braver than a squad of
generals, these daring women are inspiring. See their exciting deeds; read their
heroic stories; color their beautiful uniforms.
Now the Drum of War by Robert Roper - The famous poet, Walt Whitman, was also a
nurse to wounded soldiers during the Civil War. This had a profound effect on
the way he saw the world.
Drawing on the searing letters that Walt
Whitman, his brother George, their mother Louisa, and their other brothers wrote
to each other during the Civil War, this work chronicles the experience of an
archetypal American family enduring its own long crisis alongside the anguish of
Hardcover, 432 pages. 9.5x6.4x1.4".
Blue or Gray: True Stories from Both Sides of the American Civil War
(Jim Weiss) - The passion of the American Civil War comes alive as we look at
pairs of remarkable, courageous and dedicated women from both sides of the
Mason-Dixon line. These are true, thrilling stories that girls, boys and parents
will find exciting and inspiring.
1. Shouting Against the Wind: The Story of Sarah and Angelina Grimke
Not Quite Like Anyone Else: The Story of Lottie and Ginnie Moon
the Tide: The Story of Anna Ella Carroll
4. Lifesaver: The Story of Sallie
5. Appareled in Honor: The Story of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
They Called Her Moses: The Story of Harriet Tubman
Ages 7 to adult.
in Chief: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War by Albert Marrin This
biography of Lincoln concentrates on his years as president during the Civil
War. Readers will learn not about Lincoln the icon, but about Lincoln the
person: a man who was full of intelligence and great sorrow, who was determined
to end slavery but who, in his own way, was prejudiced. To provide a true
feeling of life during the Civil War, the author quotes from letters, speeches,
newspapers, diaries, poems, song, and memoirs of the time.
The author presents a vivid, informative, and moving portrait of the life and
times of Abraham Lincoln.
Illustrated with black and white photographs.
Paper, 256 pages. 10"x8"x.7". Ages 12-18.
Out of print; one copy available.
American Family of the Civil War Era: Paper Dolls in Full Color.-
Recapture the flavor and drama of 1860 with an American family of 9 paper dolls
and 36 authentic Civil War era costumes. Hoop skirts and off-the-shoulder
dresses for the ladies; military uniforms, cravats and waistcoats for the man.
Civil War (America Goes to War) by Kerry A. Graves -
War. When? Where? Why? This book
delivers an in-the-trenches perspective of the war. It summarizes the initial
conflict, major battles, and final outcome while giving details about the daily
lives of the soldiers. Easy-to-read text is supported by illustrations,
photographs, facts, and sidebars.
Hardcover (reinforced library binding), 48 pages. 8.75"x6.25"x.4". Ages 9-12.
The Civil War for Kids: A History with 21 Activities Make butternut
dye for a Rebel uniform, learn drills and signals with flags, and bake hardtack
while learning about this important period in U.S. history. Twenty-one
activities accompany the text, and there are interesting sidebars and a resource
section. Included are numerous photos throughout (there are a couple of scenes
of the aftermath of battle, which you'd normally see in a book about war, but
parents may want to screen first).
Paper, 145 pages. Ages 9 & up.
From Antietam to Gettysburg: A Civil War Coloring Book
(Dover). Forty-five precise black-and-white illustrations document great
battles; generals of the War Between the States; Pickett's charge at Cemetery
Ridge; Union Army retreat from Fredericksburg; portraits of Lee, Meade, Hood,
other generals. Detailed, informative captions. Valuable learning tool,
enjoyable coloring experience.
Paper, 48 pages.
Gettysburg by MacKinlay Kantor (Landmark Books) - Describes the
bloodiest engagement of the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg, and its impact
on the people in that part of Pennsylvania. Much more than an account of
advances and retreats, Gettysburg is the story of the men and women who heard
the whine of shells and felt the sting of wounds during three horrific days of
Paper, 156 pages. Ages 9-12. 5.25"x7.5"x.5".
Civil War Projects You Can Build Yourself by Maxine Anderson
looks at life on the homefront and on the battlefield during this unique period
of American History. The 25 hands-on building projects and activities ranging
from homemade berry ink and corn husk dolls to periscopes ignite enthusiasm for
the Civil War era in kids 9 and older.
Paper, 140 pages. Ages 9+. Illustrations throughout. 8"x10".
Robert E. Lee
by Roy Blount, Jr. -
Fascinated by what made Lee
such a charismatic though reluctant leader, Blount delves into the influences of
Lee's illustrious but scandal-clouded ancestry: his hero-turned-scapegrace
father, and his beloved, beautiful, husband-forsaken mother.
#2204 $19.95 $16.99
The Story of the Underground Railroad Coloring Book (Dover) - Forty-four
dramatically illustrated scenes tell the story of the secret network that took
runaway slaves from southern states to the North and Canada between 1830 and
1860. Fact-filled captions.
Paper, 48 pages.
An UnCivil War: The Boys Who Were Left Behind
Rebecca Clark Cornwell - When the Civil War intruded on their lives,
12-year-old cousins Johnny and Silas were forced to become men much sooner than
The UnCivil War offers a dramatic and poignant
illustration of the significance of the Civil War as a defining moment in
#4901X $9.99 $8.99
One copy available.
Cowboy Roping and Rope Tricks by Chester Byers, with contributions by
Will Rogers and Fred Stone. (A re-publication of the 1928 edition). Written by
an old-time champion rope spinner. Gives clear, well-illustrated instructions
for spinning simple flat loops, vertical loops, Wedding Ring, complicated Ocean
Wave, and other rope tricks. Also get to know the
famous rope spinners of the past.
Illustrated. Paper, 99 pages
Arrow Over The Door by Joseph Bruchac is a historical fiction
novel written for ages 9 - 12. It is based on an actual event that took
place in 1777 just before the Battle of Saratoga. The chapters alternate
between two 14 year old boys, Stands Straight who is Abenaki
Indian and Samuel Russell who is Quaker.
The alternating chapters describe the boy's lives and help readers gain an
understanding of the complex world they live in.
Paper, 90 pages.
Between Earth & Sky: Legends of Native
American Sacred Places by Joseph Bruchac - With grace and drama,
Abenaki poet and author Joseph Bruchac retells ten Native American legends of
awe-inspiring landscapes. These wise stories, together with Thomas Locker's
illuminating paintings, evoke the sacred places above, below, and within us all.
The book includes a brief pronunciation guide and a map showing the location of
many of the different original Native nations.
One of our customer enjoys Joseph Bruchac's work so much, she called to highly
recommend his work and that's how we found out about him!
Ages: 4-8. Paper, 32 pages.
Pocahontas Sticker Book- Reenact scenes from the life of Pocahontas with
these stickers. Twenty full-color self-adhesive stickers depict the Indian
princess and the people of her village, the arrival of English colonists, her
meeting with Captain John Smith, Pocahontas' appeal to save his life, and more.
Out of print.
Iron-on Transfers $1.00 each
Based on Native American motifs, these iron-on transfers can be
used in a variety of crafts.
All are out of print, and we have limited copies.
Plains Indians #8676
Northwest Indian #4468
Southwest Indian #7704
Woodland Indian #2983
Stickers $1.00 each
A limited number of copies are available.
Pocahontas Stickers #6819
Southwest Indian Stickers #912XX
Southwest Indian Life Stickers #6571
Stencils $1.00 each
A limited number of copies are available.
Fun with Northwest Indian Stencils #073X
Fun with Southwest Indian Stencils #6961
Paper Doll Set
Includes all 3 of the following (one set left):
Little Plains Indian Girl Paper Doll
Little Woodlands Indian Girl Paper Doll
Southwest Indian Boy Paper Doll
The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark by
Della Rowland. Learn about the life of Sacajawea and of the valuable
contributions she made to the Lewis and Clark Expedition as she helped guide
them on their exploratory journey in the early 1800's.
Paper, 91 pages.
Damaged copy of The Story of Sacajawea - The book has some mild edgewear to one
See also Lewis and Clark
for Kids and The Lewis and Clark Expedition Coloring Book under
Sing Down the Moon by Scott O'Dell. Bright Morning, a 14-year-old Navaho
girl, is captured by Spanish slavers. Later, her family is forced to migrate
from their homeland, journeying along a 300-mile route known by the Navajos as
The Long Walk. I experienced both sadness and joy in reading this tale of
heartache and triumph over adversity. Moving historical fiction.
page. Ages 9-12. A Newbery Award Winner.
American Pioneer Paper Dolls (Dover) - Three
generations of an American pioneer family are depicted. The clothes for the
grandparents, parents, and children are representative of what the different
ages would have worn in the mid-19th century.
Nine dolls come with 36 full-color costumes for work and play — buckskins,
calico frocks, cowboy outfits, and more — plus a cutout of a covered wagon. An
introduction and notes offer descriptive details.
West: Bold Adventures of American Explorers and Pioneers
(Jim Weiss) - A new
nation that would stretch from ocean to ocean: this was the dream. Follow it
into reality, from Jefferson and Monroe arranging the Louisiana Purchase through
the bold explorations of Lewis & Clark, and Sacagawea. Experience the dawning of
a new age aboard Robert Fulton's steamboat, and ride the rumbling wagons of the
Oregon Trail pioneers. Feel the devastating effects faced by proud native
American warriors, and witness the mammoth undertaking of the transcontinental
railroad. Journey with the brave souls who hung out the sign, "Gone West!"
Lewis & Clark Sacagawea Robert Fulton and the Steamboat American Pioneers
Native American Indians and much more...
Approximately 80 minutes, 13 tracks: Introduction: A Dream As Big As a
Continent, The Louisian Purchase, Lewis & Clark, The Journey Begins, Discovery &
Danger on the Prairie, Sacagawea, Grizzly Bears, Rivers & Mountains, To the
Pacific & Back, Mr. Fulton's Steamboat, Days & Nights on the Oregon Trail, The
Buffalo & the Iron Horse, Railroad Men.
CD only. #3642
Timeline: Timeline: 1800's (United States). 1803-1869.
Lewis and Clark for Kids by Janis Herbert. Learn about the
Corps of Discovery expedition led by Lewis & Clark into the western America
at the beginning of the 19th century in this well-illustrated book. Within the
text there are 21 activities, including making a tipi, a pair of moccasins, a
dance rattle, and a buffalo mask. Learn what the west was like in the early
1800s: the type of animals and plants that existed, the many Native American
tribes and their traditions, what the land was like, and more!
Our family has
been so fascinated by this expedition, that we hope to visit Monticello sometime
soon (President Jefferson commissioned the Corps of Discovery) and may even
attempt to follow the Lewis & Clark trail someday.
Paper, 143 pp.
also The Story of Sacajawea, Guide to Lewis and Clark
under Native Americans.
A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Famly in 1840
What a find! This wonderful book combines fact and fiction to introduce the reader to
mid-nineteenth-century pioneer life. The fictional story begins each section and is
followed by the tasks the pioneer family is engaged in and a project for the reader to
try. There are many attractive pencil drawings throughout the book. The combination of a
story and activities really appealed to my children. I like this book very much!
suggests ages 9-12, but it's easy to use with a wider range of ages. Paper, 240 pages.
Quilt Block History of Pioneer Days: With Projects Kids Can Make by Mary
Cobb - The pioneers who traveled west across the United States made
beautiful quilts. They chose patterns based on their daily lives, on special
events, and on the natural world around them. In this book,y ou can find out
what dozens of quilt-block designs - from a simple nine-patch block to Martha
Washington's star - tell about America's early days.
Easy papercraft quilt projects let you make your own quilt blocks without sewing
a single stitch.
Hardcover: #4858 $20.00 $15.99
Out of print, one copy available.
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