Ignite your students' interest in American history with this 6-book set of primary source readers. These informational texts offer clues and insight into the past through the use of intriguing primary sources like maps and letters. The "Your Turn!" activities will challenge students and they will gain content knowledge and strengthen their literacy skills as they interact with these high-interest texts. The concepts in the books are aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework, and other state standards. Titles in this set include: The New England Colonies: A Place for Puritans; The Middle Colonies: Breadbasket of the New World; The Southern Colonies: First and Last of 13; Reasons for a Revolution; The American Revolution: Fighting for Freedom; and Phillis Wheatley.