An examination of what life was like for children in the early years of the United States, including clothing, expectations of their parents, labor, and poverty.
call number/section: 305.2
African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American children describe their families' cultural traditions.
call number/section: 305.8
Traces the history of Ellis Island and immigration to America and describes the experiences of immigrants arriving in 1907.
call number/section: 304.8
subjects: united states [X]
Describes how the Constitution came to be written and ratified. Also includes the full text of the document produced by the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
call number/section: 342.73
A committee from the Continental Congress was established to write a document to tell the world why America wanted to be free from England's rule, and the document was to be "The Declaration of Independence.
call number/section: 973.3
subjects: united states [X]
This volume examines the different facets of the teaching profession in Colonial America, including the varied odd-jobs the schoolmaster often had to perform in addition to his teaching chores.
call number/section: 371.1
Describes how four staples--candles, soap, brooms, and cider--were made in colonial times.
call number/section: 640
Describes the life of early settlers, including the construction of a home, the clearing of land, folk medicine, candle making, quilting bees, weaving, and wedding parties.
call number/section: 640.9
subjects: home economics, frontier and pioneer life, united states [X], home economics history juvenile literature
Describes how the early settlers hunted, fished and relied on nature for their food.
call number/section: 641.09
Examines the diets and culinary innovations of the American colonists and gives thirteen colonial recipes, including succotash, snickerdoodles, and spoon bread.
call number/section: 641.5
Looks at the role of the kitchen in the daily life of pioneers, not just as a place for food preparation, but also as the home's social center.
call number/section: 643
subjects: kitchens, cookery, frontier and pioneer life, united states [X], cooking, kitchen utensils, vie des pionniers, cuisine
"A brief book giving basic information on colonial glassmakers and their techniques, the first of American craftsmen who set high standards for their trade.
call number/section: 666.1
Gives a short history of American papermaking before the Revolution, and describes the processes used by the colonial papermakers, from the separating of rag fibers to the final finishing or glazing.
call number/section: 676
A history of woodworking craftsmen in colonial America, describing their tools, materials, and workmanship.
call number/section: 684.1
In creating useful and beautiful objects "worth their weight in silver", the early colonial silversmiths were not only gifted craftsmen, they were also bankers, or the nearest thing to it.
call number/section: 739.2