A collection of stories about the European exploration and settlement of North America, Finding a New Land is filled with fictional stories of Pilgrim, colonist, and settler children, poems, and fact-based tales. Famous Americans such as Christopher Columbus, George Washington, and others are often incorporated for unique pieces of historical fiction. Within each chapter, new vocabulary words are bolded; at the end, a vocabulary list, comprehension questions, and extension activity are given. 29 reading selections divided into eight units; 263 pages, softcover. 4th Grade.
This book is a re-written version of Boys and Girls of Colonial Days.