During the Depression, eleven-year-old Carrie makes her annual summer visit to her relatives in the Blue Ridge Mountains and watches her determined grandfather fight against the government's attempt to take his farm land for a new national park.
An introduction to the first English settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, with step-by-step instructions for a variety of related projects including a topographical map of the settlement, a model Jamestown house, and wooden spoon puppets.
Discover the political, economic, and cultural implications of the war through the voices of Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, former slaves, impassioned abolitionists, soldiers, and other participants in this fascinating series. Supports the national curriculum standards Time, Continuity, and Change; Individual Development and Identity; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; and Civic Ideals and Practices as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
(From the publisher's description)
Chapters discuss different time periods in American history, focusing on typical foods and cooking styles. Includes recipes for such dishes as pumpkin bread, Virginia ham with cherry sauce, and buckwheat griddle cakes.
Projects for the northern, middle and southern colonies include: fishnet, hornbook, candle making, building a cradle, hasty pudding (sappawn), a model windmill, writing with a quill pen, Shrewsbury cakes, sewing a pocket, and pieces of eight.