You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist!: A Settlement You'd Rather Not Start (Revised Edition)

You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist!: A Settlement You'd Rather Not Start (Revised Edition)

by Jacqueline Morley

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Overview

Join the English colonists who sailed to North America in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

his interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them to become the main character. Each book uses humorous illustrations to depict the sometimes dark and horrific side of life during important eras in history.

Experience hard labor, drought, famine, and conflict with the Algonquians who are angry with you because you have fenced off their land. Are you tough enough to survive? This new extended edition includes a timeline, a host of fascinating facts including a real 17th-century recipe, and the true story of Pocahontas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531245026
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2013
Series: You Wouldn't Want to Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 161,895
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Jacqueline Morley is a popular children's author and especially enjoys sharing her love of ancient cultures and history with young readers.

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You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Colonist!: A Settlement You'd Rather not Start 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
momma2 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Lots of gory bits in this one! The kids were actually a little grossed out by some of the lengths the colonists had to go to to survive famine. But overall another good book in this series.
librarianlou on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a highly entertaining series that includes lots of gory details that children will love. Make sure they read the "helpful hints" for survivial>