Making Thirteen Colonies by Joy Hakim audiobook

Making Thirteen Colonies: Book 2 (1600-1740)

By Joy Hakim
Read by Christina Moore

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People are coming to America-all kinds of people. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William Penn and the Quakers in Pennsylvania. Sit with the judges at the Salem witch trials. Hike over the mountains with Daniel Boone. And let Ben Franklin give you some salty advice in his Poor Richard's Almanac in this remarkable journey through the dynamic creation of what one day becomes the United States. - from the audiobook cover

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People are coming to America-all kinds of people. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William Penn and the Quakers in Pennsylvania. Sit with the judges at the Salem witch trials. Hike over the mountains with Daniel Boone. And let Ben Franklin give you some salty advice in his Poor Richard's Almanac in this remarkable journey through the dynamic creation of what one day becomes the United States. - from the audiobook cover

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"[An] exciting series… Ms. Hakim braids multiple narratives together to bring alive material long dead to children’s imaginations.” New York Times Book Review

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Author Bio: Joy Hakim

Author Bio: Joy Hakim

Joy Hakim, a former teacher, editor, and writer won the prestigious James Michener Prize for her series, A History of US, which has sold over four million copies nationwide. A graduate of Smith College and Goucher College she spent years teaching students from elementary school up to the college level.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 4.88
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English