Originally published at the turn of the century the delightful Little Maid Series offers stories for young girls based on actual events in the history of Colonial America. LITTLE MAID OF NARRAGANSETT BAY tells the story of Penelope Balfour and her brother Ted, who lived on a little farm in Rhode Island during the Revolutionary War. Penny's bravery and presence of mind greatly helped the American cause.)
During the Revolutionary War, ten-year-old Joanne Clarke, living in a log cabin in the Mohawk Valley, delivers an important message to General Philip Schuyler at Albany after being kidnapped and abandoned by an Indian.
Two treasured literary classics depicting life in the Revolutionary War era, "A Little Maid of Province Town" and "A Little Maid of Massachusetts Colony," follow the adventures of eight-year-old Anne Nelson
The Song Index features over 150,000 citations that lead users to over 2,100 song books spanning more than a century, from the 1880s to the 1990s. The songs cited represent a multitude of musical practices, cultures, and traditions, ranging from ehtnic to regional, from foreign to American, representing every type of song: popular, folk, children's, political, comic, advertising, protest, patriotic, military, and classical, as well as hymns, spirituals, ballads, arias, choral symphonies, and other larger works. This comprehensive volume also includes a bibliography of the books indexed; an index of sources from which the songs originated; and an alphabetical composer index.