Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Colonial America. Runestone Press, 2001. ISBN 0-8225-3079-1. $26.60. 96 pp. A 4-6 NF Reviewed by AnnMarie Hamar Your Travel Guide to Colonial America introduces readers to the everyday life of America’s earliest settlers. Day discusses the challenges that the English, German, and Dutch immigrants (among others) faced as they tried to make a life for themselves in the New World. She covers such topics as religion, law, recreation, education, and arts and crafts. Day also explains the important role Native Americans played and how the colonists changed their lives. This book, along with the others in the Passport to History series, follows the format of a travel guide. Once again, Day presents a book that is well-researched, well-written, and hard to put down. Illustrations consist of maps, photographs from the Library of Congress, and cartoons by Tim Parlin. A list of websites and books for further reading are included at the end of the text.
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