Boys and Girls of Colonial Days

by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey

Description:  An engaging collection of stories for the younger child, introducing him to activities and occupations of boys and girls in the colonial era. Focuses on children who responded with courage and resourcefulness when faced with unexpected circumstances and whose efforts played a key role in the safeguarding of their families and their communities. Famous personages of the time, including Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, figure in several of the stories. Dozens of detailed black and white illustrations complement the text.

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Ages:  7-9
Length:  140 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-246-2
Genres:  American History, Historical Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. The Pink Tulip

2. Big Hawk's Decoration

3. The Soap Making of Remember Biddle

4. The Beacon Tree

5. The Jack-O'-Lantern Witch

6. The Iron Stove

7. A Boston Tea Party

8. The Deacon's Grasshopper

9. Patience Arnold's Sampler

10. The Star Lady

11. The Flag of Their Regiment

12. The Boy Who Had Never Seen an Indian

13. Dick, the Youngest Soldier

14. Betsy's Guest

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