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Civil War Days: Discover the Past with Exciting Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes (American Kids in History)

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American Kids in History Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, they’ll show you how to play the games they play and make the toys and crafts they make. Make your own apple pandowdy and whip up a batch of tasty gingerbread. Send top-secret messages in Morse code, gather materials for crafting evergreen wreaths and pinecone turkeys,and sculpt a miniature sheep out of homemade clay dough. Play the exciting African game of mankala—that is, if you have time after making your own potato-print wrapping paper, papier-mâché bowl, and marzipan decorations. Civil War Days is filled with interesting historical information and facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different—and how similar—life was for American kids in history. Watch for Victorian Days, the next exciting book in the American Kids in History series! Also available: Pioneer Days, Colonial Days, and Wild West Days For Children Ages 8 to 1 2

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Discusses what life was like for Americans during the Civil War; follows a year in the lives of two fictional families: a white family from the South and a Black family from the North; and presents projects and activities from that time period.

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American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, they'll show you how to play the games they play and make the toys and crafts they make. Make your own apple pandowdy and whip up a batch of tasty gingerbread. Send top-secret messages in Morse code, gather materials for crafting evergreen wreaths and pinecone turkeys,and sculpt a miniature sheep out of homemade clay dough. Play the exciting African game of mankala--that is, if you have time after making your own potato-print wrapping paper, papier-mache bowl, and marzipan decorations. Civil War Days is filled with interesting historical information and facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Watch for Victorian Days, the next exciting book in the American Kids in History?(TM) series! Also available: Pioneer Days, Colonial Days, and Wild West Days For Children Ages 8 to 1 2

About the Author

DAVID C. KING has written numerous books for children and young adults, including Pioneer Days (Wiley), Colonial Days (Wiley), Wild West Days (Wiley), First Facts about American Heroes, and The Heroic Age of American Invention. He has worked as a curriculum developer in both history and social studies, and as a high school English and history teacher.

Table of Contents

Spring.

Summer.

Autumn.

Winter.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471246121
Subtitle:
Discover the Past with Exciting Projects, Games, Activities, and Recipes
Author:
King, David C.
Author:
King, David C.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Activity Books
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- History -- To 1862.
Subject:
Social Studies - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Activity Books - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-
Subject:
African Americans - History - To 1863
Subject:
Children s History
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
American Kids in History Series
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
March 1999
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.39x10.45x.31 in. .58 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Discusses what life was like for Americans during the Civil War; follows a year in the lives of two fictional families: a white family from the South and a Black family from the North; and presents projects and activities from that time period.
"Synopsis" by , American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, they'll show you how to play the games they play and make the toys and crafts they make. Make your own apple pandowdy and whip up a batch of tasty gingerbread. Send top-secret messages in Morse code, gather materials for crafting evergreen wreaths and pinecone turkeys,and sculpt a miniature sheep out of homemade clay dough. Play the exciting African game of mankala--that is, if you have time after making your own potato-print wrapping paper, papier-mache bowl, and marzipan decorations. Civil War Days is filled with interesting historical information and facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Watch for Victorian Days, the next exciting book in the American Kids in History?(TM) series! Also available: Pioneer Days, Colonial Days, and Wild West Days For Children Ages 8 to 1 2
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