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Books & Media

Discover original Colonial Williamsburg Publications and other books related to 18th century America in our Books & Media categories. Our selection includes children's books, non-fiction and fiction, cooking and gardening, arts and crafts, Colonial Williamsburg guide books, music, DVDs, and writing materials and stationary.

  • 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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  • Women of the Revolution HERO DVD

    Bravery. Loyalty. Sacrifice. Women of the Revolution possessed all of these qualities. Explore the excitement, peril, and individual stories of Deborah Sampson, Mary Perth, Martha Washington, and other women, on both sides of the conflict, who proved...

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  • Brass Alphabet Letter Sealer - Product

    Brass Alphabet Letter Seal

    Whether it be Christmas cards, invitations or holiday packages, stamp your favorite wax initial with this Brass Alphabet Letter Seal to add your signature look. Choose letters from A to Z. 1"H x 1/2"dia. Features Brass stampInitials from A - Z1"H x...

  • Children's Melody Harp Songs

    Twelve traditional children's songs young ones can play instantly: A Hunting We Will Go, A Tisket, A Tasket, Are You Sleeping?, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Froggie Went A Courtin', Hickory Dickory Dock, I'm A Little Teapot, Mary Had A Little Lamb, Polly Wolly...

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  • Quest for a Cure

    Erected in 1773, burned in 1885, and now reconstructed, the Public Hospital was the first public facility in colonial America built for the treatment of the mentally ill. This highly readable account of Quest for a Cure gives an overview of the attitudes...

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  • The Swords of George Washington

    The nine known swords owned by George Washington have long fascinated collectors, and now, for the first time, they are all properly illustrated and discussed in the same place. The book presents each weapon in brilliant color and each story in vivid...

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  • Civil War Ironclads HERO DVD

    In the Civil War, both the Union and the Confederacy raced to build armored, steam-powered warships that were the ancestors of today's navies. Meet the people behind and aboard the "ironclads"&;and relive the famous 1862 battle between the Monitor...

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  • Family Bonds: Free Blacks in Virginia

    After a new law in 1806 required freed enslaved persons to leave Virginia and therefore leave their enslaved loved ones, many free African Americans did the unthinkable: returned to slavery. Read about the lives of these brave men, women and children,...

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  • My America: An Owner's Guide

    My America: An Owner’s Guide asks kids to think about fundamental questions about what it really means to be an American. How does America work? Who are "We the People?" And how have the American people shaped our history? Filled with kid-friendly...

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  • Red Earthenware Inkwell | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Red Earthenware Inkwell

    Add historic charm to your desk with this Red Earthenware Inkwell. This reproduction inkwell would have been a common site to inhabitants of Williamsburg in the 18th century. Made of more common materials, such as earthenware, or finely crafted in...

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  • The Amazing Trade Shop Math Race HERO DVD

    Colonial Williamsburg's tradespeople help two teams of students in a race against the clock to help the Continental Army! Quirky "Professor Eddie" highlights how students use their math skills to make shirts, bread, cartridge boxes, and more. Also...

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  • The War of 1812 HERO DVD

    A generation after the Revolution, Americans were once again plunged into war with Great Britain. Why? Join Henry Clay, Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, James Madison, and others as they struggle to determine what course the United States will take. Also...

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  • Slate Board with Natural Wood Frame | The Shops at Colonial Williamsburg

    Slate Board with Natural Wood Frame

    Imagine the squeak of a stylus or chalk on slate as a room full of Williamsburg children practiced ciphering and arithmetic. Our board is made of smooth slate, held in a simple, 5" x 7" wooden frame. Chalk not included. Features Smooth Natural...

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