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Life on the Trail

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: 19th century, travel

Cowboys led a tough but exciting life on the trail. Children will learn about the cook, the trail boss, the wrangler, cow rustlers, bronco busting and the challenge of the round-up.

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A Colonial Town: Williamsburg

by Bobbie Kalman, illustrated by DeBiasi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, city & town life

Take part in the founding of Williamsburg, Virginia and its restoration. Travel down its cobblestone streets at a time when Virginia was a colony of England.

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Colonial Crafts

by Bobbie Kalman, illustrated by DeBiasi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, crafts & hobbies

Young readers will visit the workshops of the wheelwright, cooper, founder, shoemaker, milliner, gunsmith, and many more

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Early Stores and Markets

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, customs, traditions, anthropology, daily activities

Topics covered; Before there were stores Early trading posts 17th and 18th century stores The General Store as The business center of the community The bank The Post Office A contact with civilization A social place The barter system The many roles of the storekeeper The family of the country merchant The outside of the General Store The storekeepe …

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Colonial Life

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 3
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods

Young readers will meet the hardworking people of a colonial community and learn about the importance of family, religion, and education.

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Early Health and Medicine

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods, customs, traditions, anthropology, first aid

Topics covered: • Early attitudes to health and medicine • The lack of knowledge about germs and disease caused the early settlers to wrongly treat the patient • Bleeding, blistering and amputation were standard treatments • Herbal remedies were sometimes effective • The Indians taught remedies to settlers • Ideas about cleanliness and …

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