Item description for Welcome to Felicity's World, 1774: Growing Up in Colonial America (American Girls Collection) by Catherine Gourley, Camela Decaire & Jodi Evert...
Provides an in-depth look at daily life and historical events in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War, including home life, work, medicine, and play.
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Studio: American Girl
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.06" Width: 10.54" Height: 0.47" Weight: 1.53 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 1999
Publisher American Girl
ISBN 1562477684 ISBN13 9781562477684 UPC 723232077687
Availability 0 units.
More About Catherine Gourley, Camela Decaire & Jodi Evert
Catherine Gourley is an award-winning author and editor of books for children and young adults. Many of her nonfiction books explore the media and popular culture, including women issues. At present, she is the project director for Letters About Literature, a reading and writing promotion program of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, and is the principal curriculum writer for The Story of Movies, a visual literacy educational outreach program of the The Film Foundation, Los Angeles. She lives in Pennsylvania.
Catherine Gourley currently resides in Bear Creek, in the state of Pennsylvania. Catherine Gourley was born in 1950.
Catherine Gourley has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Welcome to Felicity's World, 1774: Growing Up in Colonial America (American Girls Collection)?
Probably learned more about early Virginia from this than in school! Oct 1, 2008
This is not just for young girls. I have bought this and the other Welcome to _____ World (Felicity, Kit, Kirsten, Samantha, Molly, Kaya, Josefina and Addy) for women from 5 years to 85 years. All have been engrossed and enchanted. Best American history teaching you can find! Do not hesitate to add this and the other AG Welcome books to your library.
Welcome to Felicity's World 1774 . . . . Jun 11, 2008
This book is excellent as a teaching tool. It describes life and all its surroundings in the year 1774. Very well written and photos are excellent. I used it for a 5th Grade class on a class trip to a 1690 homestead.
Felicity May 17, 2008
This book will not disappoint. My daughter loves looking through this book. It is a history lesson and very entertaining. As an adult I thoroughly enjoyed looking through this book.
"Look and Feel" History for junior readers Feb 22, 2008
This book appealed to my wife and granddaughter. They said it spoke to their point of view and by describing how everyday things were done that are still part of a girl's activities the book makes that time more vivid for them. Recommend the series.
Welcome to Felicity's World. 1774 Growing Up In Colonial America Nov 26, 2007
A beautifully illustrated book with accurate and interesting descriptions of a young girl's life experiences in colonial Virgina just prior to the American Revolutionary war.