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JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Squanto and the First Thanksgiving, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 394.2649

Squanto y el primer Día de Acción de Gracias (Squanto and the First Thanksgiving)

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 394.2649

The Jamestown Colony Disaster: A Cause-and-Effect Investigation

From the Series Cause-and-Effect Disasters

In 1607, settlers from England established the Jamestown colony in North America. Unfamiliar with the land, they struggled to find food, and many fell victim to disease. As tension grew… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 975.5/4251

The Liberty Bell: History's Silent Witness

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

From the British surrender in Yorktown to the Civil War to Women's Suffrage and the fight for Civil Rights, one powerful witness to American history played an important role. Discover why the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 974.8

The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon

"No picture accurately resembled him in the minute traits of his person . . . there was an expression of his face that no painter had succeeded in taking."—London's New Monthly Magazine in… Read More →

  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: 973.4'1092

Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings — eBook Set

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Set

Examine key periods in US history through easy-to-navigate timelines of events. Showcasing both achievements and setbacks, the timelines help readers study chains of events, breaking points… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings — Library Bound Set

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Set

Examine key periods in US history through easy-to-navigate timelines of events. Showcasing both achievements and setbacks, the timelines help readers study chains of events, breaking points… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $122.60
  • Your Price: $91.95
  • 4 titles

Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings — Paperback Set

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Set

Examine key periods in US history through easy-to-navigate timelines of events. Showcasing both achievements and setbacks, the timelines help readers study chains of events, breaking points… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $28.47
  • Your Price: $28.47
  • 3 titles

What Are the Articles of Confederation?: And Other Questions about the Birth of the United States

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In June 1776, colonial delegates to the Continental Congress began writing a document to set up a new country—with a government independent from Britain. The Articles of Confederation created… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 342.7302'9

What's Your Story, Paul Revere?

From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Paul Revere is famous for alerting the patriots to the approach of the British troops before the battles of Lexington and Concord erupted. Cub Reporter interviews Paul to uncover the whole… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 973.3'311092

What Was the Continental Congress?: And Other Questions about the Declaration of Independence

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In September 1774, American colonial leaders gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From New Hampshire to Georgia, colonists were angry about the taxes they were forced to pay to Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 973.3'13

When Did George Washington Fight His First Military Battle?: And Other Questions about the French and Indian War

From the Series Six Questions of American History

When George Washington was twenty-two years old, he served as an officer in the British colonial army. He helped Great Britain in its struggle against France for control of North America… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.4'1092

Who Was William Penn?: And Other Questions about the Founding of Pennsylvania

From the Series Six Questions of American History

William Penn was only twenty-two years old the first time he went to prison. He had attended a meeting of the Quakers, people who practiced a religion forbidden in Britain during the 1600s… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 974.8'02092

Who Were the Accused Witches of Salem?: And Other Questions about the Witchcraft Trials

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In June 1692, a jury in Salem, Massachusetts, found Bridget Bishop guilty of performing witchcraft. The only evidence against her was villagers' testimony. As punishment she was publicly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 133.4'3097445

Who Wrote the U.S. Constitution?: And Other Questions about the Constitutional Convention of 1787

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In May 1787, men from all over the United States arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on serious business. Just eleven years earlier, colonial leaders had met in Philadelphia to declare… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 320.973

Why Did English Settlers Come to Virginia?: And Other Questions about the Jamestown Settlement

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1606, three ships carrying 105 men and boys set sail from Dover, England. The ships headed for the eastern shores of North America. There the men planned to establish a new colony… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 973.2'1

Why Did the Pilgrims Come to the New World?: And Other Questions about the Plymouth Colony

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In December 1620, a group of English settlers stepped out of their boats and climbed up the shore to a point overlooking a small harbor. Known as the Pilgrims, they had traveled far on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 974.4'02

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays) — eBook Set

From the Series Yo solo: Festividades (On My Own Holidays)

Set

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations On My Own series are known for, this look at the history and customs of various holidays presents early readers… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $270.55
  • Your Price: $202.91
  • 7 titles