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Children's Nonfiction Colonial & Revolutionary Periods

Early Settler Children

by (author) Bobbie Kalman

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Mar 1991
Colonial & Revolutionary Periods, Multigenerational, Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
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    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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    Publish Date
    Mar 1991
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Topics covered; Changing attitudes toward children The emphasis on good moral behavior - lessons from the Bible The role of mother, father and extended family members Babies - their birth, where they slept, their clothing Farm and domestic chores Chores of non-farming children, eg., the children of the miller, the storekeeper, and the craftspeople The children who became sailors Stowaways Orphans in the country and in the cities The opening of ragged schools and orphanages Child labor The early education of children Acceptable children’s pastimes Outdoor activities, winter and summer Homemade toys Indoor and outdoor games Children’s parties New toys for children Health and sickness The dangers faced by children

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Other titles by Bobbie Kalman