Item description for Colonial Women (Colonial People) by Bobbie Kalman, Deanna Brady & Niki Walker...
Overview The life of the 18th century woman is explored in this portrait of how they worked in their homes, looked after their children, and the few who worked outside the home. Full-color photographs and illustrations and clear text explains to readers the women's education and the skills needed to make clothing, candles, baskets, and food from scratch.
Publishers Description How did people in 18th century colonial communities make their living? Two beautiful new books feature the valuable jobs performed by women from all walks of life and the members of a slave family in the colonial period. The trials of life as a slave are sensitively portrayed. Colonial Women offers a close look at the life of 18th century women. Most women worked in the home and cared for children, although a few held outside jobs. This fascinating book highlights the different skills and often difficult lives of women on the farm, in business, and on the plantation as the owner's wife and as a slave.
Citations And Professional Reviews Colonial Women (Colonial People) by Bobbie Kalman, Deanna Brady & Niki Walker has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 01/01/2004 page 118
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.6" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.1" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0778707954 ISBN13 9780778707950
Availability 0 units.
More About Bobbie Kalman, Deanna Brady & Niki Walker
Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.
Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.
Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.