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    Strange new land : African Americans, 1617-1776

    Wood, Peter H., 1943-

    Discusses the lives of blacks in the American colonies, from the 17th century when slaves were first brought over by the Spanish to the onset of the American Revolution.

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    Women of colonial America

    Bjornlund, Lydia D.

    Discusses the place of colonial women in the home, the workplace, in Native American communities, and as slaves and servants, and examines their roles as activists and leaders in the church and the community.

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    Home life in colonial America

    Samuel, Charlie.

    Examines various aspects of home life in colonial America, discussing housing, furniture, families, children, housework, food and drink, cooking, spinning, weaving, sewing, and changing lifestyles. Includes a glossary and list of primary sources.

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    306.3
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    African-Americans in the colonies

    Williams, Jean Kinney.

    Illustrations and simple text profile the role African-Americans played in the development of the first English colonies.

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    The cabinetmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    A history of woodworking craftsmen in colonial America, describing their tools, materials, and workmanship.

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    The Salem witch trials

    Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-

    Discusses the Salem witch trials, including their Puritan background, the accusations made, and the outcome of the social hysteria that produced the situation.

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    The schoolmasters

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes what education and the schools were like in colonial times.

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    The colonial cook

    Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-

    Discusses the foods, methods, equipment, and places used by cooks in colonial America.

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    The tanners

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Text and pictures describe how tanners made leather in colonial America.

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    The weavers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Presents background information on cloth making in the colonies and describes the various techniques involved.

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    The blacksmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Introduces the history of blacksmithing and discusses the techniques, products, well-known blacksmiths, and commercial importance of this trade in colonial America.

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    The shoemakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Surveys the history and technique of shoemaking in colonial America.

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    The silversmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Examines the art of the silversmith in colonial times.

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    920.01
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    Black stars of Colonial and Revolutionary times

    Haskins, James, 1941-

    Profiles nineteen important African-Americans from pre-colonial times to the mid-nineteenth century, including Estevanico, Phillis Wheatley, and Pierre Toussaint.

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    From colonies to country

    Hakim, Joy.

    Covers American history from the French and Indian War to the Constitutional Convention.

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    Great colonial America projects you can build yourself!

    Bordessa, Kris.

    Presents step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for forty hands-on projects that teach about colonial American life, covering such themes as homes, clothes, farms and gardens, work, and communication as well as Native American life, and features historical facts and anecdotes throughout.

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    973.2
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    Your travel guide to colonial America

    Day, Nancy.

    Takes readers on a journey back in time in order to experience life in the American colonies, describing clothing, accommodations, foods, local customs, transportation, a few notable personalities, and more.

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    Making thirteen colonies

    Hakim, Joy.

    Presents the history of the United States from the colonization of the New World through the middle of the eighteenth century.

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    America in the time of Pocahontas, 1590 to 1754

    Isaacs, Sally Senzell, 1950-

    Uses the life of Pocahontas as a reference to examine the history of the United States from 1590 to 1754, including early European settlers, their battles with the Native Americans, daily life in the new colonies, slavery, and the growing troubles with England.

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    Growing up in a new world, 1607 to 1775

    Miller, Brandon Marie.

    Presents details of daily life of Colonial children during the period from 1607 to 1775.

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    American Revolution : a nonfiction companion to Revolutionary War on Wednesday

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    Presents a picture of life in colonial America and reviews the causes and major events of the American Revolution.

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    974.02
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    Puritans, pilgrims, and merchants : founders of the northeastern colonies

    Doherty, Kieran.

    Discusses the lives of eight people who were responsible for the founding of colonial settlements from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania.

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    974.2
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    The New Hampshire Colony

    Davis, Kevin (Kevin A.)

    Traces the history of New Hampshire, discussing the daily life of Indian tribes before the seventeenth century, European exploration and settlement, the Indian wars, colonial life, the Revolutionary War, and ratification as the ninth state.

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    The Mayflower Compact

    Armentrout, David, 1962-

    Examines the formation of the Mayflower Compact and its importance as the first written document of self-government in the new world and provides information on the early settlers and the reasons they left England as well as the struggles of the Plymouth Plantation.

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    974.4
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    The Massachusetts colony

    Somervill, Barbara A.

    Traces the history of Massachusetts from 8000 B.C. when hunter-gatherer clans traveled there, through more than 150 years as a European colony, to 1788 when it became the sixth state in the Union.

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    974.4
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    The Mayflower

    Whitehurst, Susan.

    A color-illustrated look at life aboard the "Mayflower," describing the ship, the Pilgrims' food, sea storms, and other aspects of the voyage to America.

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    974.5
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    The Rhode Island colony

    Somervill, Barbara A.

    Chronicles the history of the Rhode Island colony from the arrival of the Europeans to the creation of the United States, and includes color illustrations, a time line, a glossary, and a further resource list.

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    The Connecticut colony

    Burgan, Michael.

    Chronicles the history of the Connecticut colony from the arrival of the Europeans to the creation of the United States, and includes color illustrations, details on the colony's founding fathers, a time line, a glossary, and a further resource list.

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    974.7
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    The New York Colony

    Somervill, Barbara A.

    Traces the history of New York State from the hunting of woolly mammoths 11,000 years ago to the explorations of Hudson, Verrazano, and Champlain, to its ratification as the eleventh state in 1788.

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    The Pennsylvania colony

    Williams, Jean Kinney.

    Relates the history of the Colony of Pennsylvania from its founding by William Penn in 1681 to statehood in 1787.

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    The New Jersey colony

    Weatherly, Myra.

    Describes the history of the New Jersey colony, including information on its earliest Native American inhabitants, European settlers, and its growth as a colonial society.

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    975.02
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    Soldiers, cavaliers, and planters : settlers of the southeastern colonies

    Doherty, Kieran.

    Discusses the lives of nine people who were responsible for founding or fostering the growth of settlements in the colonial American South.

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    975.1
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    The Delaware Colony

    Blashfield, Jean F.

    Relates the history of Delaware from its founding by David Pietersen de Vries in 1631 to its statehood in 1787, and includes a time line, glossary, and list of further resources.

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    975.2
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    The Maryland Colony

    Williams, Jean Kinney.

    Relates the history of the Colony of Maryland from its founding by Cecil Calvert in 1634 to its statehood in 1788 and donation of land and money for the new nation's capital in 1791.

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    The paradox of Jamestown, 1585-1700

    Collier, Christopher, 1930-

    Discusses the circumstances surrounding English colonization of Virginia and the evolution of slavery in that colony.

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    The Virginia colony

    De Capua, Sarah.

    Describes the history of the Virginia colony, including information on its earliest Native American inhabitants, European settlers, and its growth as a colonial society.

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    The North Carolina colony

    Alter, Judy, 1938-

    Describes the history of the North Carolina colony, including information on its earliest Native American inhabitants, European settlers, and its growth as a colonial society.

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    The South Carolina colony

    Blashfield, Jean F.

    Traces the history of the South Carolina colony, describing its first Native American inhabitants, European settlers, growth as a colonial society, role in the fight for independence, and contributions to the formation of the new nation.

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    The fifth of March [a story of the Boston Massacre]

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Fourteen-year-old Rachel Marsh, an indentured servant in the Boston household of John and Abigail Adams, is caught up in the colonists' unrest that eventually escalates into the massacre of March 5, 1770.

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    AVI

    The end of the world and beyond : continues The unexpected life of Oliver Cromwell Pitts: being an absolutely accurate autobiographical account of my follies, fortune & fate written by himself

    Avi, 1937-

    "After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship"--Provided by publisher.

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    BERKELEY

    Sir William Berkeley : governor of Virginia

    Powell, Phelan.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of seventeenth-century politician Sir William Berkeley, whom Charles I appointed governor of Virginia and whom Charles II removed from office after Bacon's Rebellion; includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    EDWARDS

    Jonathan Edwards : colonial religious leader

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life of eighteenth-century colonial minister Jonathan Edwards, who played a part in the Great Awakening, was president of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University.

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    Increase Mather : clergyman and scholar

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Chronicles the life of seventeenth-century Massachusetts minister Increase Mather, who fought for the original Massachusetts Bay Colony charter, and served as president of Harvard College; also includes a glossary and colonial time line.

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    OGLETHORPE

    James Oglethorpe : humanitarian and soldier

    Lommel, Cookie.

    A biography of the English founder and first governor of the colony of Georgia who was active in politics and penal reform.

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    WHITEFIELD

    George Whitefield : clergyman and scholar

    Miller, Susan Martins.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of eighteenth-century Methodist minister George Whitefield, whose involvement in the Great Awakening had a significant effect on the American colonies; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    Roger Williams : founder of Rhode Island

    Allison, Amy, 1956-

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of controversial seventeenth-century Separatist Roger Williams, who founded the colony of Rhode Island and served three terms as its president; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    WINTHROP

    John Winthrop : politician and statesman

    Connelly, Elizabeth Russell.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of seventeenth-century Puritan leader John Winthrop, who led the Massachusetts Bay Company and helped create America's public schools; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    Enemy in the fort

    Buckey, Sarah Masters, 1955-

    In 1754, with her own parents taken captive, twelve-year-old Rebecca must confront her fear and hatred of the Abenaki when a boy raised by members of that tribe is brought to the fort at Charleston, New Hampshire, just before a series of thefts occurs.

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    The ransom of Mercy Carter

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    In 1704, in the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Mercy and her family and neighbors are captured by Mohawk Indians and their French allies, and forced to march through bitter cold to French Canada, where some adapt to new lives and some still hope to be ransomed.

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    The whispering rod : a tale of old Massachusetts : a novel

    Kelley, Nancy, 1955-

    In 1659, fourteen-year-old Hannah Pryor is troubled by the persecution of Quakers by Puritan Boston's leading citizens, one of whom is her father, especially after learning of her deceased mother's friendship with a Quaker woman.

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    The color of fire : a novel

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Phoebe, a slave in the Philipse household in colonial New York, must decide on the right course of action when her friend Cuffee is implicated in a reputed slave uprising.

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    RIN

    The fifth of March [a story of the Boston Massacre]

    Rinaldi, Ann.

    Fourteen-year-old Rachel Marsh, an indentured servant in the Boston household of John and Abigail Adams, is caught up in the colonists' unrest that eventually escalates into the massacre of March 5, 1770.

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    Journey to Jamestown

    Ruby, Lois.

    Elias comes to the new world, apprenticed to a barber-surgeon in Jamestown Colony, and when he arrives he meets Sacahocan, a Pamunkee Indian in training to be a medicine woman. Includes two stories, one from each character's perspective.

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    Calico captive

    Speare, Elizabeth George.

    An Englishwoman, Miriam Willard, becomes a captive during the French and Indian War in 1754. After a harrowing march north to Montreal she discovers a city filled with the intrigue of war.

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