Dorian, Edith and Wilson, W.N. Trails West. New York: Whittlesey House, 1955.
Stories about famous pioneer trails that have become major highways today. The “Wilderness Road” chapter is a story relating the adventures of Daniel Boone.
Faragher, John Mack, Daniel Boone, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1992.
An absolute must for the study of Daniel Boone. After reading the biography of Daniel Boone, one feels like they have followed behind this great frontiersman with a wealth of knowledge about his life and times.
Hanff, Helene. Early Settlers in America. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1965.
The book covers stories of early settlers pertaining to areas of Jamestown, Plymouth and Salem.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Artisans. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1983.
Pictures and information concerning crafts and special skills of early pioneer days.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Pleasure and Pastimes. New York: Crabtree Publishing
Co., 1983. Includes many games and traditions around special holidays.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Settler Storybook. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1982.
Includes stories and poems as seen through the eyes of early settlers, e.g. “Missing Mother,” “Hannah Waits By The Spring Alone,” “Braving The Blizzard,” “The Medicine Cat,” etc.
Kalman, Bobbie. Early Stores and Markets. New York: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1981.
Begins with life before there were stores, up to the organized stores of the 1800s.
Langdon, William Chauncy. Everyday Things In American Life 1607-1776. New York:
Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1937. Covers early pioneer life giving sketches and pictures of many articles used in early pioneer days.
Lepthien, Emilie U. The Cherokee. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1985.
Laycock, George and Ellen. How The Settlers Lived. New York: David McKay Company, Inc. 1980.
Covers topics concerning early pioneer life such as: food, clothing, health, recreation, housing, hunting, etc.
Gives the history of the Cherokee with colored pictures.
Loeper, John J. Going To School In 1776. West Hanover: Halliday Lithograph, Corp, 1973.
Covers topics about early school such as: teachers, textbooks, games, etc.
Miers, Earl Schenck. The Rainbow Book Of American History. New York: The World Publishing Co., 1955. Covers topics from Columbus, 1492 through the birth of the atomic age, 1945.
Putney, Walter. Team-Work In Colonial Days. Boston: W. A. Wilde Company, 1938.
A book of stories relating old tales of colonial heroism and team-work when the author was a young boy.
Rich, Louise Dickinson. The First Book Of The Early Settlers. New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1959.
A great resource book for the young child that gives an overview of early pioneer life, particularly in the areas of Plymouth, New Amsterdam, Delaware and Virginia.
Savage, Jeff. Pioneering Women Of The Wild West. Springfield: Enslow Publishers, Inc.
A book with pictures showing the hard life of early pioneer women.
Scott, John Anthony. Settlers On the Eastern Shore. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
The book covers topics such as: Early settlers in New England: The woods of William Penn; Virginia in the seventeenth century; songs the people sang, etc.
Stewart, Gail. Rivermen. Vero Beach: Rourke Publications, Inc., 1990.
A reference boo with colorful pictures concerning the rivermen exploring the early west. Begins with the early settlers of 1770 and ends with the railroads of 1887, which replaced steamboats.
Tunis, Edwin. Frontier Living. New York: The World Publishing Co., 1961.
Gives information about frontier living. Black and white sketches help to understand terms and information given in the book.