What happened to the last colony of Roanoke? Find out the riveting story behind the mystery and failure of Roanoke. Students will be drawn in to this story through primary source documents such as journal entries and letters about the colonists' struggle. The colony proved unsuccessful and the colonists' disappeared with many theories as to what happened. The author considers all possibilities, but allows listeners to decide for themselves what happened.
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 1 hour 6 minutes; 1 CD.
Grade Level: 7-9 Age Level: 12-14 Listening Level: 7-9 THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. Roanoke - The riveting story behind the mystery and failure of Roanoke is recreated in this intriguing book. Students will be fascinated, reliving through journal entries and lettersthe colonists' struggles. The colony proved unsuccessful, and theories abound as to the demise of the colonists. The author considers all possibilities, but allows readers to decide for themselves what happened. "Good organization, well-written text which reads like a story, numerous quotes and historic incidents, attractive format and well-designed pages, drawings, maps...all make this title a recommended source for studies in the colonial period of American history." - ASSOCIATION OF REG. XI SCHOOL LIBRARIANS, TEXAS
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