The Virginia Colony

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Provides an introduction to the history, government, economy, resources, and people of the Virginia Colony. Includes maps, charts, and a timeline.
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Provides an introduction to the history, government, economy, resources, and people of the Virginia Colony. Includes maps, charts, and a timeline.
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Children's Literature - Christina Moore
This book presents a good introduction of the basic facts of Virginia history, from the Jamestown settlement in 1607, through the Revolutionary War. It would be a good reference in the school library or classroom for history projects covering the government, economy, resources, and people of the Virginia Colony. The text is well written and the book includes nice illustrations, highlighted "interesting" facts, maps, charts, a time line, a related Internet site, and additional reading suggestions. It has a few confusing issues. The first issue is how the author switches from the use of the word "English" to the word "British" with no explanation of why this happens. The British Act of Union is noted in the time line at the end of the book, but this would be a nice "fact" to include on the page where the new term first appears. The second confusing issue is the term "French and Indian War." Kids are always mixed up about this war and who was fighting whom. This would have made another nice "fact' to have included.
School Library Journal
Gr 2-4-Basic historical overviews. Each title looks at "First People" (Native Americans who lived in the area), "Early Settlers," "Colonial Life," "Work and Trade," "Community and Faith," and "Becoming a State." The information is presented in large type and short paragraphs, making it accessible to emergent readers. The format is inviting, making good use of color and illustrations without being overly busy. Each book has a link to publisher-selected Internet sites, and three titles for further reading. For depth of information, these titles cannot compete with the more detailed and longer treatments in the "Life in the Thirteen Colonies" (Children's Press) or "The Thirteen Colonies" (Facts On File) series. However, for younger students needing a brief introduction to the topic, these books are serviceable additions.-Lucinda Snyder Whitehurst, St. Christopher's School, Richmond, VA Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736861113
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2006
  • Series: The American Colonies Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 539,997
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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