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The Farmer

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Explores the daily lives and roles of farmers in colonial America. Includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Farmer

The Glassblower

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Explores the daily lives of glassblowers in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by glassblowers, and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Glassblower

The Innkeeper

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Presents information about America's Colonial Period and depicts the daily chores that were part of running an inn and discusses the important role of an innkeeper in the colonial community. Includes illustrations, a glossary, and an index.

The Innkeeper

The Miller

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Explores the communities of Colonial America and the role mills played in their survival, discussing how mills work, why they were necessary, and the life of the millers that ran them.

The Miller

The Printer

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Takes a look at the role and work of the printer in American colonial communities. Features many color photos and illustrations, a glossary, and a list of information resources.

The Printer

The Schoolmaster

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A look at the daily life of a colonial schoolmaster and his role in early American communities. Includes many color illustrations and a glossary.

The Schoolmaster

The Shoemaker

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Explores the daily lives and roles of shoemakers in colonial America. Includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Shoemaker

The Silversmith

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Explores the daily lives and roles of silversmiths in colonial America. Includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Silversmith

The Surveyor

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Explores the daily lives and roles of surveyors in colonial America. Includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Surveyor

The Tailor

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Explores the daily lives of tailors in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by tailors, and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Tailor

The Tanner

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Explores the daily lives of tanners in colonial America and examines the many tasks they performed in their communities. Outlines several of the techniques and tools used by tanners, and includes full-color photographs and illustrations, a glossary, and further reading sources.

The Tanner

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

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Despite being completely nonfiction, this title reads with all the suspense and mystery of any great novel. The story begins in 1996, when Karen Lips travels to a high mountain forest in Panama to study the golden frogs that live there. Upon discovering a large amount of dead frogs, Karen collects a few of them and later learns that a fungus is to blame for the frogs' death. Over the next decade, Project Golden Frog is launched and put into motion in order to collect and protect Panama's golden frogs until the fungus can be understood and controlled.

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

Lightning, hurricanes, and blizzards

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Explains how storms form, where they strike, and what makes them so powerful. Includes full-color photographs, a glossary, and further reading sources.

Lightning, hurricanes, and blizzards

Living with the Senecas

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After Mary Jemison emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania in the mid-1700s with her family, they put up with many hardships. One day they were captured by Shawnee Indians and French soldiers. Mary was the only family member to survive and she was adopted by Seneca Indians. She lived longer than two husbands and birthed eight children. Even though she could have rejoined the white world chose to remain as a respectful and loyal member of her tribe.

Living with the Senecas

What do you know about animal adaptations?

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Uses a question and answer format to teach young readers about animal adaptations such as hibernation, migration, camouflage, underground hiding, and the use of their poisonous toxins.

What do you know about animal adaptations?

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