The Thirteen Colonies & the American Revolution
Research Guide and Bibliography

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Colonial life in America; Massachusetts Bay Colony; Plymouth Colony (Massachusetts); Williamsburg (Virginia); Jamestown (Virginia); Lost Colony (North Carolina); Revolutionary War in America; American Revolution

Background Information

Reference materials are always a good place to start on your research on any topic to help you build background information

Other Reference Books

Some reference books offer more specific information about Colonial America and the America Revolution


Check the reference books mentioned above as well as some of the special locations below

Non-fiction Books

Web Sites

KidsClick! has great lists of websites about the colonial period and the American Revolution
Liberty! The American Revolution Test your knowledge of the American Revolution with this game. Learn about daily life in the Colonies, read headlines from six colonial cities, and discover a timeline of important events.
A Colonial Family and Community - Henry Ford Museum "Be a history detective. Go back in time and investigate the daily lives of the Daggetts, a colonial family from northeastern Connecticut. Collect clues to uncover answers to 7 questions about colonial life in the 1700s." Play this game to learn about life in colonial America.



Picture Books

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