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The Scoop on Clothes, Homes, and Daily Life in Colonial America
The Scoop on Clothes, Homes, and Daily Life in Colonial America
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The Scoop on Clothes, Homes, and Daily Life in Colonial America

Travel back to a time when: All children wore dresses even boys. Chasing a pig was a form of entertainment. Step into the lives of the colonists, and get the scoop on clothes, homes, and daily life in colonial America.

 
Dewey973.7'02
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 3-4
Interest LevelGrades 3-6
GRLT
Lexile Level780L
ATOS Level4.7
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #145741
Early Intervention Level27
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4296-6138-6
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFact Finders
Copyright2012
  
Page Dimensions7 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
BindingReinforced Library Binding
Hardcover
List Price: $26.65 School/Library Price
$19.99
 
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Library Media Connection - Melinda Elzinga, Librarian, Boulder (Colorado) Country Day School

"“Getting lost” in history is our wish for young researchers, and students will do just that in this series. They will find plenty of information included in fact boxes, primary source materials, maps, photos, drawings, and paintings. The series consistently shows what is familiar and foreign to the modern reader; respectfully incorporates how slavery and minority groups were treated and integrated in American colonial life; and outlines gender and generational roles. Each volume progresses chronologically, beginning with first European settlers and concluding in the mid-1700s. Because of the descriptions of familiar topics set historically, kids will make an instant connection. Useful not only for history, but science, social studies, and other classes, students will enjoy comparing their life to early colonists. Recommended." - Library Media Connection

April 1, 2012

SWON Library Consortium, Ohio - Susan Sitz, Boone County Public Library

"Great for readers who are simply curious about life back then or the student who has a report to do. Comprehensive and well explained, this book is sure to reveal something you didn't know about colonial times!" - SWON Library Consortium, Ohio

February 12, 2013

Horn Book

"Simple page structure and straightforward language make these books accessible to young audiences curious about life during colonial times. Topics such as underwear and witch trials will interest reluctant readers. Photos, illustrations, maps, and accompanying captions enhance understanding." - Horn Book

October 28, 2013

 
Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. She also has written picture books and adult nonfiction titles. She has degrees in English literature and library science. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. She loves to read and enjoys helping other readers discover great books. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. She has also written picture books and books for adults. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, "Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure" (2011) and "Can You Survive Storm Chasing?" (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard. Over the years she has lived in Vermont, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, and North Dakota. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters, who like reading her books. Elizabeth enjoys biking, hiking, reading, and—of course—writing!

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