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Children's Books

  • ABC Hotch Potch Coloring Book

    The illustrations in this coloring book were taken from "The Comical Hotch-Potch or the Alphabet turn'd Posture-Master," a hand-colored print published in London in 1782 by Carington Bowles. The print features a comical character named Hotch-Potch...

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  • Animals at Colonial Williamsburg

    Baby and adult animals are shown in realistic Historic Area settings. Board Book. Ages 6-24 MonthsFeaturesDepicts adult and baby animals Animals found in the Historic Area of Colonial Williamsburg Ages 6-24 Months Board Book Sturdy Construction ...

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  • Archaeology for Young Explorers

    The well-illustrated book Archaeology for Young Explorers by Patricia Samford and David L. Ribblett gives an "insiders" look at the work of archaeologists. Where do they dig? What do they find? How do they study the artifacts they discover? Explore...

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  • Battledore Pamphlet

    Help children learn their ABCs and 123s - the 18th century way! This reproduction battledore is printed for the historic shops in Colonial Williamsburg. Contains reproduction illustrations to aid memory. Made in USA. A Williamsburg exclusive!

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    Liberty: A Day on DoG Street

    Liberty is Colonial Williamsburg's mascot, a dog just like George Washington may have owned. Join Liberty as she visits the people and places (and animals) of Williamsburg, as she grabs a shoe from the shoemaker, finds her way out the maze behind the...

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  • Ann's Story: 1747

    This delightful children's book is based on Ann McKenzie, a real girl who lived in 18th-century Williamsburg. Nine-year-old Ann needs to start behaving like a proper young lady, learning to knit, cook, and manage a household, but she would rather assist...

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  • Revolutionary City Comic Book

    Colonial Williamsburg's popular street theater program is now a colorful comic book! This unique history book will keep young readers turning the pages. Better yet, they'll get to choose what page they turn to next. Like the people of Williamsburg...

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  • Amy, Ben and Catalpa the Cat

    Great pictures and lots of action! In this full-color alphabet story in verse, Amy, Ben and Catalpa take children on a fun-filled day in 18th-century Williamsburg. No sooner does a fifer pass Amy and Ben's window than they are off to the fair! During...

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  • Caesar's Story: 1759

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Why do things have to change? Caesar lives with his family, but he is a slave, and when the master selects him to be a personal servant in the big house, Caesar has to obey. ...

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  • Colonial Colors

    Eight colorful colonial objects-a black three-cornered hat, a red drum, a yellow lady's hat, a green cart, a white wig, a blue shoe, a brown saddle, and orange yarn-are depicted. Colonial Colors board book.   Features Depicts Colorful Colonial...

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  • Colonial Williamsburg ABC

    This picture book uses the alphabet to introduce children to eighteenth-century Williamsburg. From A to Z, each of the illustrations is based on an activity or an object associated with colonial life that can be seen in Colonial Williamsburg's Historic...

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  • George Washington's Rules To Live By

    When the Father of Our Country was a boy, he copied by hand a list of rules written almost 150 years before, and then passed on from generation to generation. The rules covered everything from table manners and hygiene to integrity and citizenship, and...

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  • John's Story: 1775

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon As tensions rise between England and the colonies, John's father hopes for a peaceful solution. When his older brother George joins the militia to fight for Virginia liberties,...

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  • Mystery of the Blue-Gowned Ghost

    Teenager Kelly Brennan is spending the summer in Williamsburg with Aunt Alma. Odd occurrences-rustling noises in the night, a portrait that moves around, the scent of lilacs in the air-make Kelly think something strange is going on. Kelly also uncovers...

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  • Red Thunder

    While cannons thundered, swords flashed, and the sky turned red with flame, Nate Chandler and his slave friend, James, went about the darker business of espionage. Their spy world of whispered conspiracies, secret missions alone in the dead of night, and...

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  • Why The Turkey Didn't Fly

    Why did the eagle become our national symbol, even though Franklin preferred the turkey? How did Gilbert Stuart's portrait of Washington end up on the dollar bill? What did Betsy Ross really have to do with the flag? Here are the surprising stories...

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  • Will's Story: 1771

    The Young Americans Book Series by award-winning author Joan Lowery Nixon Twelve-year-old Will Pelham is the son of the Williamsburg jailer. Will befriends Emmanuel, an imprisoned runaway slave, and discovers his plans for an escape. Grades 4-6, 162...

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