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Food for the Settler

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

Topics covered: From nature’s bounty - fish, game, fowl, fruits and berries, including many recipes Maple sugar - tapping the trees, sugaring off What the Indians taught us - growing corn, making succotash, Johnny cake, wild rice Domestic animals Egg recipes, chicken recipes One-pot dinners Bread made step-by-step (illustrated through photographs …

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Early Family Home

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

Topics covered; Chopping their way to civilization The early settlers build their homes The story of the Stell family’s first weeks in their new country The fireplace provides light, warmth, heat The bear break-in Friendship fences The settlers search for a water supply Plank houses for more comfort Early ways of fighting sickness Several generat …

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Early City Life

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

Topics covered; The reasons why towns grew into cities: location, transportation, availability of goods and services Cities offered their residents protection, shelter, communication systems, health care, education, jobs and business opportunities City success stories City government Protection against fire and crime Building and maintaining roads …

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Early Christmas

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

Topics covered; How Christmas has changed Christmas in the wilderness Christmas at a trading post The story of a settler’s first Christmas The religious side of Christmas Christmas in an early town Christmas fun in a pioneer village Decorations before the Christmas tree Wreaths, garlands, mistletoe and kissing boughs Christmas - family time Parlo …

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India - the people

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Candid photos feature India’s unique mixture of peoples, their homes, schools, languages, cottage industries, and social problems.

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India - the land

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

A fascinating exploration of the special land of India, highlighting its geography, mountains, jungles, deserts, and monsoons.

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Tibet

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Intimate photographs highlight this study of the culture and daily life of one of the last great nomadic societies and its current political upheavals.

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India - the culture

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Explore India’s rich and colorful culture including its art, architecture, music, festivals, food, dancing, and religions.

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China - the people

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 10
  • Grade: 4 to 5
tagged: asia, customs, traditions, anthropology

Inviting, candid photographs portray the Chinese people in their homes, going to work, attending school, and enjoying their leisure time.