Download Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl: A Novel by John Demos PDF

By John Demos

In this riveting old fiction narrative, nationwide ebook Award Finalist John Demos stocks the tale of a tender Puritan woman and her life-changing event with the Mohawk people.

encouraged via Demos’s award-winning novel The Unredeemed Captive, Puritan lady, Mohawk Girl will captivate a tender viewers, supplying a local American point of view instead of the Western one more often than not taught within the classroom.
because the armed conflicts among the English colonies in North the USA and the French settlements raged within the 1700s, a tender Puritan lady, Eunice Williams, is abducted through Mohawk humans and brought to Canada. She is followed right into a new kinfolk, a brand new tradition, and a brand new set of traditions that might outline her existence. As Eunice spends her days studying the Mohawk language and the jobs of girls and women in the neighborhood, she earnings a deeper knowing of her Mohawk family.  even if her father and brother attempt to convince Eunice to come back to Massachusetts, she finally chooses to stay together with her Mohawk relatives and settlement.
Puritan lady, Mohawk Girl deals a compelling and wealthy lesson that's absolute to enchant younger readers and people who are looking to deepen their knowing of local American history.

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Download Southwest (21st Century Basic Skills Library: Level 3) by Helen Foster James PDF

By Helen Foster James

Books within the outside Explorers sequence introduce little ones to the categorical US nearby crops, animals, panorama, climate, and geography via a enjoyable nature hike. This e-book reports the Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas). vibrant, colourful images will preserve youngsters engaged as they know about the good outside within the usa. thesaurus, index, and bibliography are included.

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Download Tisha B'Av: A Jerusalem Journey (Kar-Ben Favorites) by Allison Maile Ofanansky,Eliyahu Alpern PDF

By Allison Maile Ofanansky,Eliyahu Alpern

Israeli little ones and their aunt realize the vacation of Tisha B'Av, which commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, by means of vacationing an archaeological dig on the Temple Mount and collaborating of their personal hands-on dig, during this fantastically photographed book.

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Download California's Indian Nations (Primary Source Readers) by Ben Nussbaum PDF

By Ben Nussbaum

Indian tribes as soon as spanned the country of California while the coming of latest settlers pressured them right into a fight for survival. find out how 3 tribes—the Tongva, the Yokuts, and the Yana—played key roles within the development of California with this first resource reader. This high-interest name builds literacy and social stories content material wisdom with an emphasis on California kingdom heritage. using basic resources like maps, letters, photographs, and images will have interaction scholars and aid them examine the area and present concerns with a old lens. crucial textual content beneficial properties contain a word list, index, captions, sidebars, and desk of contents to extend figuring out and construct educational vocabulary. The learn and reply task immerses scholars within the content material via assorted, enticing actions regarding the content material. The Your flip! job demanding situations scholars to connect with a major resource via a writing job. Aligned to the nationwide Council for Social reports (NCSS) and different nationwide and nation criteria, this nonfiction textual content is leveled to help above-, below-, and on-level beginners. discover California's wealthy background with this attractive grade four book!

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Download Peace: with audio recording by Wendy Anderson Halperin PDF

By Wendy Anderson Halperin

This lavish and lyrical photograph ebook in keeping with the Tao Te Ching ponders the everlasting query: How will we deliver peace to the realm? contains audio!

Radiating tenderness and reflecting the effect of jap philosophies, a compilation of beautiful illustrations and correctly selected phrases finds the guts of the place peace actually needs to originate: inside of ourselves. The fantastically elaborate art, with tiny, accurately rendered information of lifestyles around the globe, enhances the spare and robust textual content that incorporates quotations from well-known peacemakers. And with each one examining, you’ll locate whatever else to notice—such because the visible storylines that subtly play out around the pages.

Poetic and soothing, this book variation of Peace includes audio accompaniment and is a masterful exploration of the genuine route to international peace and serves as an ideal springboard to discussions approximately bullying, clash solution, and correct actions.

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Download Boys' Book of Indian Warriors and Heroic Indian Women: Epic by Edwin L. Sabin PDF

By Edwin L. Sabin

There is not anything extra inspiring or extra tragic than the bloody and courageous background of local American warriors and the heroic deeds of the ladies who supported them. struggling with opposed to really good odds, hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned, and subjected to lethal illnesses introduced by way of opposed invaders, the local americans fought on nearly to the final guy, girl, and baby. This e-book, prepare by way of the overdue Edwin Sabin, supplies an intensive but readable account of the remarkable feats of the good warrior leaders of the folk that occupied and cultivated the United States hundreds of thousands of years prior to the white guy stumbled upon it by way of mistake.

With illustrations of old figures, Boys' e-book of Indian Warriors brings the previous into the current as you examine the fear of recent England and the Bloody Belt of Pontiac and gaze upon the faces of King Philip the Wampanoag and Pontiac himself. while the Europeans first got here to North the USA, the local american citizens already had their very own disparate international locations, their very own exact cultures, and their very own historical past. This ebook fills within the old narrative of the local american citizens from 1644 to the conflict of the Little Bighorn in 1876 and the dying of Sitting Bull in 1890, a background that's frequently missed and marginalized by way of sleek textbooks.

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Download The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a by Cynthia Levinson,Vanessa Brantley-Newton PDF

By Cynthia Levinson,Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Meet the youngest recognized baby to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, during this relocating photo ebook that proves you’re by no means too little to make a difference.

Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks meant to head areas and do such things as anyone else.

So while she heard grown-ups speak about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation legislation, she spoke up. As she listened to the preacher’s phrases, gentle as glass, she sat up tall. And while she heard the plan—picket these white shops! March to protest these unfair legislation! Fill the jails!—she stepped correct up and acknowledged, I’ll do it! She used to be going to j-a-a-il!

Audrey Faye Hendricks used to be convinced and impressive and courageous as could be, and hers is the notable and encouraging tale of 1 child’s function within the Civil Rights Movement.

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