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Puritans, Pilgrims, and Merchants:
Founders of the Northeastern Colonies
Kieran Doherty ©1999

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  • 176 pages
  • More than 80 black-and-white photos, maps, and illustrations
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 7" x 9"
  • Timeline
  • Source notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 7 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-50-2
  • $22.95







“Describes the creation of 6 of the original 13 colonies through brief biographies of their founders, including William Bradford and John Winthrop (Massachusetts), Peter Stuyvesant (New York), Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson (Rhode Island), Thomas Hooker (Connecticut), John Wheelwright (New Hampshire), and William Penn (Pennsylvania). Sidebars provide definitions of terms, additional points of interest, and quotations. . . . A great deal of information for report writers.”
School Library Journal