books about: colonial
Time Enough for Drums
Troll Communications Llc
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Jem wishes for freedom for her country during the Revolutionary War, and for herself from her strict tutor, John Reid, and his strong ties to England, but soon finds there is more to John than meets the eye.
Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763
Mary Pope Osborne
A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.
On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House)
Laura Ingalls Wilder
A new home When the Ingalls family decides to move west to Minnesota, Laura is certain she won't like her new home. Her feelings quickly change as she and Mary make friends and Pa's wheat crop flourishes. Things take a turn for the worse when a cloud of grasshoppers destroys the crops and Pa is forced to leave to find work. Now it's Laura's chance to prove that she can help the family to survive.
Reflexology (Quick Study Academic Outline)
Pressure points of the hands & feet, color-coded and mapped from multiple views. Chart is loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams, clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification. Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vince Perez. Chart includes detailed diagrams of: • plantar foot • lateral foot • palmar hand • lateral hand • dorsal hand • medial ...
We the People: The Story of Our Constitution
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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 so hard for its independence, going to survive? In May 1787 delegates from across the country -- including George Washington, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin -- gathered in Philadelphia and, ...
A Field Guide to American Houses
The guide that enables you to identify, and place in their historic and architectural contexts, the houses you see in your neighborhood or in your travels across America. 17th century to the present.
Jubal Sackett (The Sacketts)
Filled with action, adventure, mystery, and historical detail, the Sackett saga is an unforgettable achievement by one of America's greatest storytellers. In Jubal Sackett , the second generation of this great American family pursues a destiny in the wilderness of a sprawling new land. Kindred spirits on a restless quest... Jubal Sackett's urge to explore drove him westward, and when a Natchez priest asks him to undertake a nearly ...
2012 Guide Book of United States Coins: Red Book (Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins)
R. S. Yeoman
The Official Red Book, now in its 65th year, is famous nationwide as the premiere resource for U.S. coin collectors. This best-selling one-volume library helps you make smart buying decisions as you build your collection. Millions of readers rely on it for full-color photographs, detailed technical data, and up-to-date mintages. The Red Book covers the history of colonial and early American coins; official federal issues from half cents through ...
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the ...
Harriet A. Washington
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner (Nonfiction) PEN/Oakland Award Winner BCALA Nonfiction Award Winner Gustavus Meyers Award Winner From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment. Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African ...
Jonathan Edwards: A Life
George M. Marsden
Yale University Press
Jonathan Edwards (17031758) is a towering figure in American history. A controversial theologian and the author of the famous sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, he ignited the momentous Great Awakening of the eighteenth century. In this definitive and long-awaited biography, Jonathan Edwards emerges as both a great American and a brilliant Christian. George Marsden evokes the world of colonial New England in which Edwards was ...
Rebound by Sagebrush
A young girl's diary reflects life in Plymouth Colony.
Untamed (A MacKinnon's Rangers Novel)
When he awakens sweet passion in a convent-bred French lass, Morgan MacKinnon finds himself cursing the war that's forced him to choose between upholding his honor and pledging himself to the woman he loves.
Dawn's early light (Cardinal editions)
Pocket Books Inc
Volume 1 of The Williamsburg Series
Little Pilgrim's Progress: From John Bunyan's Classic (The Message)
Fifty-five years ago, Helen L. Taylor took John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress and simplified the vocabulary and concepts for young readers, while keeping the storyline intact. The result was a classic in itself, which has now sold over 600,000 copies. It’s both a simple adventure story and a profound allegory of the Christian journey through life, a delightful read with a message kids ages 6 to 12 can understand and remember. A new look ...
Whispers from the Past (Charmed)
"A shard of mirror for a broken reflection A pocket watch with a cracked face A cache of herbs to burn for protection All will send me to another time and place." Phoebe Halliwell is having a "very" bad day: A demon has pulled her centuries into the past. She has no way to tell her sisters she's alive, no way to get back to her own time -- and the demon is trying to kill her. Back in the present, Prue and Piper are devastated at losing their ...
Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving
Thomas Nelson, 1999
This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of the Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian, but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a 12-year old Indian, Squanto, and sold him into slavery. He was raised by Christians and taught faith in God. Ten years later he was sent home to America. Upon arrival, he learned an epidemic had wiped out his entire village. But God had plans for Squanto. God ...
The Bulletproof George Washington
Colonial George Washington's perilous experiences in the French and Indian War are chronicled in this riveting account of God's providence and protection. The only officer on horseback to avoid being shot down, young Washington openly attributed his miraculous escape from harm to the intervention of a sovereign God. A story once founded in student textbooks, this awe-inspiring adventure is recaptured in a modern edition complete with maps and ...
Alone Yet Not Alone: The Story of Barbara and Regina Leininger
Tracy M. Leininger
The Leininger family settled deep within America's new frontier in the Blue Mountains of Pennsylvania. A sudden Indian raid changed their lives forever. This story retells the heroic and daring escape of Barbara Leininger, and the touching reunion with her sister, Regina, after nine years. It also gives us an endearing portrayal of the love between family members and the strength of childhood memories. Father and Mother Leininger's commitment to ...
Renovating Old Houses: Bringing New Life to Vintage Homes
For those who love to live in old houses or want to invest in one, this completely revised and updated book levels no stone unturned. From evaluating a property to making foundation repairs to adding on a porch, it's a comprehensive guide to every aspect of making renovations and repairs--whether you already live in, or are contemplating buying, an older home.
Our Constitution Rocks
Imagine a world without Twitter, Facebook, iTunes, or television... Little did the Framers of the United States Constitution know that their work would change the course of history, but that's exactly what it did. The Constitution has been called miraculous, revolutionary, unprecedented, all that and more! With it, our Founding Fathers created a free nation, a country governed by the people in a way never seen before. Youth Advocate for ...
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