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Great Library Books that accompany Year Three

Period of History

Title

Author

1609 My America - Our Strange New World:   Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary P. Hermes
1610 My America - The Starving Time:   Elizabeth's Jamestown Colony Diary P. Hermes
1620 Mayflower Dear America - Journey to the New World K. Lasky
  On the Mayflower K. Waters
1620 The Mayflower Secret D.&N. Jackson
1620 If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 A. McGovern
  Who's Stepping on Plymouth Rock? J. Fritz
  Landing of the Pilgrims J. Daugherty
Colonial If You Lived in Colonial Times A. McGovern
  Colonial Home B. Kalman & J. Crossingham
  Colonial Silversmith K. Wilmore
  Colonial Wigmaker K. Wilmore
1758 Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison L. Lenski
  Calico Captive  E. Speare
1759 The Beaded Moccasins L. Durrant
1763 Dear America - Standing in the Light:  Captive Diary of Catherine Carey Logan M. Osborne
  If You Grew Up With George Washington R. Gross
1700-1800 American Revolution J. Manoff
1774 (Revolutionary War) Dear America - Journal of William Thomas Emerson B. Denenberg


Great Library Books for Year 3, page 2

  If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution K. Moore
Rev. War Guns for Gen. Washington S. Reit
  And Then What Happened Paul Revere? J. Fritz
  Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams? J. Fritz
  Can't You Make Them Behave King George? J. Fritz
  What's the Big Idea Ben Franklin? J. Fritz
  Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? J. Fritz
  My Brother Sam is Dead J. Collier
1777 (Valley Forge) Dear America - The Winter of the Red Snow K. Gregory
1778 Patriots on the Run B. Pryor
  If You Were There When They Signed the Constitution E. Levy
  Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? J. Fritz
  Traitor, the Case of Benedict Arnold J. Fritz
  Why Not Lafayette?  J. Fritz
1793 Fever 1793  (Historical Fiction - Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia) L. Anderson
1793 An American Plague:  The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Newbery Honor Book, 2004) J. Murphy
1790's Danger Along the Ohio (3 siblings deal with the Shawnee tribe while going west to Ohio) P. Willis
  Cabin Faced West J. Fritz
1804 (Lewis & Clark) My Name is America Series - Journal of Augustus Pelletier  K. Laskey
  (picture book)  The Star Spangled Banner P. Spier
  (picture book)  By the Dawn's Early Light S. Kroll
War of 1812 Once on This Island G. Wheelan

 

Great Library Books for Year 3, page 3

1835 (Whaling) The Voyage of Patience Goodspeed H. Frederick
1835 The Belonging Place J. Little
1836 (Alamo) Dear America - A Line in the Sand:  The Alamo Diary of Lucinda Lawrence, Gonzales, Texas S. Garland
1839 The Indian School G. Whelan
1839 Land Beyond the Mountians R. Wheeler
1838 (Trail of Tears) Remember My Name S. Banks
Lewis & Clark Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West With Lewis and Clark G. Karwoski
1848 Oregon Trail My America - Westward to Home: Joshua's Diary P. Hermes
1850's Orphan Train Series (A Family Apart--which the last literature unit of Year 3--is the first book of this series.   Students will want to be able to read what happens to each of the Kelly children in their new homes.) J. Nixon
  Fort Life (Historic Communities series) B. Kalman & D. Schimpky

 

DD01445_.jpg (1273 bytes)   A great read-aloud book for second semester is:

The Warrior King by Sally Pierson Dillon 

Story of Jesus from the viewpoint of several people whom He touched.
                Available though the ABC

DD01445_.jpg (1273 bytes)  To accompany Bible class and the life of Christ, you may want to purchase several of these for student use:

        The Messiah (Simplified edition of the Desire of Ages)

                       Available though the ABC