The Wheelwright

The Wheelwright

by Christine Petersen


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Colonial America was a place of new beginnings. From the first settlement in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia, to the formation of the thirteen colonies, people arrived to start a new life and build their community. Tradespeople were an important element in the building of the American colonies. In The Wheelwright, explore the daily life of these skilled people and discover their importance to the colonial community.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608704194
Publisher: Cavendish, Marshall Corporation
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

1 Colonists on the Move 5

2 Wheels for the People 17

3 Building a Wheel 25

4 Moving West 32

Activity Make a Model Wheel 40

Glossary 43

Find Out More 45

Index 47

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