Colonial Voices

Colonial Voices

Hear Them Speak

By Kay Winters; Larry Day (Illustrator)

Dutton Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780525478720, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2008

Description
Follow an errand boy through colonial Boston as he spreads word of rebellion.

It's December 16, 1773, and Boston is about to explode King George has decided to tax the colonists? tea. The Patriots have had enough. Ethan, the printer's errand boy, is running through town to deliver a message about an important meeting. As he stops along his route? at the bakery, the schoolhouse, the tavern, and more?readers learn about the occupations of colonial workers and their differing opinions about living under Britain's rule. This fascinating book is like a field trip to a living history village.



About the Author
KAY WINTERS was a teacher and a college instructor before becoming a children's book author. She's the author of Whooo's That? A Lift-the-Flap Pumpkin Fun Book, illustrated by Jeannie Winston, andAbe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter, which was a Bank Street Best Book. www.kaywinters.com

Larry Day is the award-winning illustrator of several picture books about American history, including Colonial Voices: Hear them Speak and Voices from the Oregon Trail by Kay Winters and George Did It by Suzanne Tripp Jurmain, He has exhibited watercolors extensively as well. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois.