early America easy reads

As we have been reading aloud some books about the founding of America in recent months, I presented a pile of books to our Just-Getting-Reading crowd and the slightly older ones who had not yet taken a peek in these books……all met with approval.

  • Where do you think you’re going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty
    The Landing of the Pilgrims (Landmark Books)
  • What Are You Figuring Now? A Story about Benjamin Banneker by Jeri Ferris
  • Front Cover
  • What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin Cover
  • …If You Travelled West in a Covered Wagon by Ellen Levine
    If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon (If You.)
  • Where was Patrick Henry On the 29th of May? by Jean Fritz
    Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
  • …If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island by Ellen Levine
    If Your Name Was Changed At Ellis Island (If You.)
  • Johnny Appleseed by David L. Harrison
    Front Cover
  • The Matchlock Gun
  • Silver for General Washington (A Story of Valley Forge) by Enid LaMonte Meadowcroft
    Silver for General Washington: a Story of Valley Forge
  • The Cruise of Mr. Christopher Columbus by Sadybeth and Anson Lowitz
  • Sir Francis Drake and His Daring Deeds by Roy Gerrard (delightful illustrations)
  • A Child’s Story of America by Christian Liberty Press (too textbooky to be a favourite, but gives a good overview)
  • The American Adventure Series
    01. 02. 03. 04.
    05. 06. 07. 08.
    09. 10. 11. 12.
    13. 14. 15. 16.
    17. 18. 19. 20.
    21. 22. 23. 24.
    25. 26. 27. 28.
    29. 30. 31. 32.
    33. 34. 35. 36.
    37. 38. 39. 40.
    41. 42. 43. 44.
    45. 46. 47. 48.
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