Boys and Girls of Colonial Days Author:Carolyn Sherwin Bailey;Michael McHugh Many young people in America today have very little idea of what life was like during the colonial period. This reader is designed to provide youngsters with a better understanding of how the events and personalities of colonial America affected the lives of young people who lived during this time in history. — It is the hope of the publishers t... more »hat this book will help to give children a fuller appreciation for the spirit of determination that young people had during the colonial period to support the cause of liberty.
A delightful glimpse into colonial America through the eyes of children living during those times. Illustrated with black and white images and artwok from the period.
Chapters include: Big Hawk's Decoration, The Soapmaking of Remember Biddle, The Iron Stove, The Deacon's Grasshopper, Patience Arnold's Sampler, The Flag of Their Regiment, Dick, the Youngest Soldier, The General and the Corporal