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The Wampum Exchange
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Rosemary McKinley has written a young adult historical novella, The Wampum Exchange, set in 1650, Southold, New York. A twelve-year-old boy has a chance meeting with a Native American boy and their worlds connect in a most interesting way. The tale is told through their daily lives, giving the reader a glimpse into life in early America. Middle grade readers would enjoy this book.
Hannah's Hessian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Little Hannah has plenty to worry about in the spring of 1775—war, smallpox, storing enough food and firewood to last through the New England winters—and also school. But worst of all are the terrifying Hessians, soldiers hired to fight the American patriot army. And when Hessian prisoners pass through their own village, Hannah’s greatest fear seems to be coming true—or does it?
Jamestown: A History Just for Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
The weather is starting to get very cold. It is December of 1607, and Captain John Smith is one of the men who are in charge of the Jamestown colony. Things are not going well. They have been in America for about eight months, and winter is almost here. Even so, they have hardly any food, their living conditions are poor, and they did not have time to plant any crops in the time since they