by Bobbie Kalman
How did people in 18th century colonial communities make their living? These beautiful books feature colorful illustrations and photographs of people in period dress performing the duties of such colonial artisans as the blacksmith and the woodworker. Also featured is the valuable job performed by the household cook who, in most cases, was usually the wife.
Ages 4 to 8 years.A Slave Family helps bring to life the many struggles slaves faced during the colonial period, while also celebrating the strength found in family ties. Photos and illustrations accompany clear, engaging text that offers a glimpse into the personal relationships and daily activities that were part of slave family life.