On an American day

On an American day

Arato, Rona.

Publication Information
Toronto : Owlkids Books, c2011-


Physical Description
95 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 29 cm.

Target Audience
700 L


General Note
V. 1. Story voyages through history, 1750-1899.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1765 -- Religious freedom in Philadelphia -- Vally Forge, Pennsylvania, 1778 -- The winter at Valley Forge -- Boston, Massachusetts, 1838 -- The Perkins School for the Blind -- Sacramento, California, 1855 -- The California Gold Rush -- Gainesville, Virginia, 1862 -- The Battles of Bull Run -- Berea, Kentucky, 1867 -- Berea College -- Promontory Summit, Utah, 1869 -- The first trancontinental railroad -- Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1889 -- The Johnstown Flood -- Chicago, Illinois, 1899 -- Hull House.

Presents nine fictitious children, whose stories highlight major events of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in America, such as the California Gold Rush and the Johnstown Flood.
These stories place readers into the shoes of children living in various influential times in American history, allowing them to witness a pivotal day in the life of a child just like them--searching for answers in a world very different from the present-day world.

Program Information
Accelerated Reader Grades 5-8 4.6 5 Quiz 145944 English fiction.

Lexile Measure

Geographic Term
United States -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Juvenile fiction.

Added Author
Shannon, Ben

LibraryMaterial TypeShelf NumberCopiesItem NotesStatus
Cottonwood Public LibraryBookARATO, R.1.PUBLIC. SoftcoverKids Zone - Fiction