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The Blacksmith - PB
The Blacksmith - PB
The Blacksmith - PB
9780778707936 | Back Ordered
The blacksmith was a very important craftsman in colonial times. He made items from iron that were used in the home and on the farm and also made tools used by other tradesmen. Blacksmiths also made horseshoes and shod horses. This book brings the smithy to life through beautiful illustrations, detailed diagrams, and clear explanations. The Blacksmith introduces children to:
• the importance of the blacksmith in a community
• how the smithy was organized
• tools and household implements made by the blacksmith
• how a horse was shod
• the education of the blacksmith
• the work the blacksmith did for other craftsmen
• an introduction to other metalworkers, such as the founder

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: O
Binding: Paperback
Series: Colonial People
Author(s): Bobbie Kalman, Barbara Bedell

Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 5.9
Dewey: 682.0974
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2002

The Blacksmith

"Gr 3-5—In each of these well-organized titles, two-page sections discuss a range of topics....With plentiful, clearly labeled illustrations, these titles will appeal to young readers. Full-color photographs of contemporary reenactment scenes...provide realistic images of individuals at work. These accessible books will be valuable for curriculum units." —School Library Journal, 10/02 "The exciting 'Colonial People' series by Bobbie Kalman about early America will appeal to grades 2-3 with color photos and illustrations and clear facts about life in early America. Through an examination of Colonial businesses, kids receive eye-opening insights on daily lives...All are bright, appealing titles." —Midwest Book Review, 06/02