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Author Heckt, Jackie.

Title The colony of Virginia / Jackie Heckt.

Imprint New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  975.5 HECKT    ---  Available
Description 24 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 22 cm
Summary This volume introduces readers to the beginnings of colonial Virginia, which was home to the first successful British settlement in North America. The narrative begins with the hardships and eventual success of the Jamestown settlement. Readers will learn about the crop that saved the colony, the rise of plantations, and early democracy in the Virginia House of Burgesses. Information-rich text paired with corresponding images highlight Virginia s role in the American Revolution, and draw attention to important Virginians such as Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry. This volume was researched and written to support national and state social studies curricula while supporting comprehension through accompanying primary sources, biographies, and maps. Detailed Table of Contents, Web Sites, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, For Further Information Section.
Audience 345678 Childrens Plus, Inc.
980 Lexile.
S Fountas and Pinnell.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR RL 6.1 0.5 177788 PCMS.
Subject Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
ISBN 149940591X

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