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Jamestown, Virginia

by Fradin, Dennis B.

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 975.502 Fra
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 975.502 Fra
 
 
Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J 975.5 FRADI
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  J 975.5 FRADI
 
 
Summary
Describes the colonization of America by England, and how its first successful colony, in Jamestown, Virginia, managed to survive and then thrive.
Contents
Exploration and early colonization of America
England steps in
The founding of Jamestown
Hard times for the Jamestown colony
A stroke of luck
The Jamestown legacy.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 3-5. An entry in the new Turning Points in U.S. History series, this concise introduction briefly traces the history of early European attempts to colonize America and discusses the founding of Jamestown, the extreme difficulties the settlers faced, and the crucial help of the Indians. The literal turning point for the early Jamestown settlers, who, facing starvation, had decided to leave, came when they received news of the first official governor's imminent arrival with new colonists and an ample supply of food. Each double-page spread includes at least one captioned color reproduction of a painting, sketch, print, or document. A concise introduction that will come in especially handy as Jamestown celebrates its quadricentennial this year. Appendixes include a glossary, a time line, short lists of recommended books and Web sites, and a bibliography. --Carolyn Phelan Copyright 2007 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Fradin, Dennis B. Turning points in U.S. history.
Subjects Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :Benchmark,2007
Language English
Description 47 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780761421221
076142122X
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