The discovery of the americas betsy maestro paperback. Vivid illustrations by susannah ryan bring the immigration experience to life and will appeal to primary grade students. Coming to america presents the evolving immigration history of the united states to the primary grade student, exploring the factors that brought each group to america as well as their impact on the development of our nation. The story allows children to think about how we were all immigrants at one point in time. As the teacher reads this book aloud, heshe will stop at the. Concluding that these wars were fought for economic control of. Within sixty years of their arrival, americas first cities were thriving. This book documents the history of america through the lens of immigration, from the very first nomad settlers to the closure of ellis island in 1954. It was created for an immigration unit designed for third graders. Ask the students what they think the book is about. The pack focuses on coming to america by betsy maestro, and includes many additional activities. A simple, attractive, informative book about a milestone in american history. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Giulio maestro is the illustrator of over 100 childrens books. Discover book depositorys huge selection of betsy maestro books online. The illustrations in this book make it more engaging for kids. See all 4 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Take a moment to look at the pictures in the book, but do not read any text. The new americans by betsy maestro, 9780060575724, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Inspired by her mother, who taught nursery school and went on to be a school guidance counselor and administrator, maestro always wanted to be a teacher, and in preparation she filled her high school summer vacations with jobs babysitting, tutoring, and even supervising playgrounds. From prehistory through the age of columbus, exploration and conquest.
Coming to america by betsy maestro, 1996, scholastic edition, in english coming to america 1996 edition open library. He received a bachelors degree in fine arts from cooper union in new york city. With accurate historical information, this easytounderstand book tells why and how the. The author, betsy maestro, who used to be a teacher herself, explains how immigration to america began long before christopher columbus discovery of the americas.
Coming to america by betsy maestro vocabulary role play. Discovery of the americas, the american story maestro, betsy on. A book of city words by betsy maestro, giulio maestro illustrator online at alibris. It explains who came and when they came, and where they came to in the united states. He worked in advertising for five years before becoming an illustrator. From prehistory through the age of columbus by betsy maestro and giulio maestro 2 total resources view text complexity discover like books.
The french and indian wars 16891763 by betsy maestro and giulio maestro overview as early as 1630, spain, france, england, and the netherlands had settlements or colonies in north america. Their ongoing american story series began with the highly acclaimed the discovery of the americas and continues to help young readers understand and appreciate our nations history. Betsy maestro is currently considered a single author. The story of our constitution 1987, the maestros examine king williams war, queen annes war, the war of jenkins ear, and other halfforgotten conflicts usually lumped together as the french and indian wars. The voice of the people betsy maestro, author, giulio maestro, illustrator. Betsy maestro, a native of brooklyn, ny, taught kindergarten and first grade before she became a writer. Probably best for 3rd grade and up as it can get pretty detailed, where youre going to lose the k2 crowd. From prehistory through the age of columbus by betsy maestro and giulio maestro. Betsy maestro author of why do leaves change color. The story of immigration, by betsy maestro, is a nonfiction text that focuses on immigration how people came from other lands to live in the united states of america. Jul 22, 2019 open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Partly filling the historical gap between their new americans. This bright picture book tells of the migration of diverse immigrant and ethnic groups to north america, dating back to the travels of native peoples across the. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a.
One of the most commonly used childrens books is betsy maestros book, coming to america resource can be found at the center. A useful history covering the ancient practices of bartering and using commodities salt, grain, tobacco as media of exchange, plus the development of metal and paper currency and contemporary cashless methods of payment. The french and indian wars 16891763 by betsy maestro and giulio maestro overview as early as 1630, spain, france, england, and the netherlands had settlements or. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. She has also written several other nonfiction picture books, including the letsreadandfindout science books how do apples grow. Coming to america is an informational book about the history of immigration to america. The story of immigration is a book about immigrants coming to america. Betsy maestro books list of books by author betsy maestro. Many children do not know that america is a country of immigrants, made up of diverse people that came here throughout history.
The story of immigration hardcover february 1, 1996 by betsy maestro author visit amazons betsy maestro page. The story of immigration by maestro, betsy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Before beginning her career in childrens books, betsy maestro was a teacher. The story of the statue of liberty by betsy and giulio maestro the statue of liberty has welcomed millions of immigrants to america since 1886. Giulio maestro was born in brooklyn, new york in 1942.
Struggle for a continent by betsy maestro, giulio maestro. Clear, simple texts combine with informative, accurate illustrations to help young people develop an understanding of americas past and present. Betsy maestro is the author of the american story series, illustrated by her husband, giulio. It puts the concept of immigration into terms that children will find interesting and easy to understand. The text is useful for both the classroom and at home as it combines. From the first nomadic groups, to the colonial settlers, to the africans forced into slavery, to those seeking. The story of immigration, is a historical fiction book that gives the history of immigration. History lovers betsy and giulio maestro tell this true story of extraordinary times, incredible drama, and the birth of a new nation traffic. Coming to america by betsy maestro flashcards quizlet. The discovery of the americas betsy maestro, giulio maestro. The story of our constitution by betsy maestro and giulio maestro overview everybody knows that america declared its independence in 1776, but the young republic did not immediately get into one indivisible nation of united states. Betsy maestro was born in brooklyn, new york, in 1944. Browse books by betsy maestro the story of the statue of liberty.
Lesson 6 coming to america salve regina university. The quest for political and religious freedom and the existence of laws to reduce immigration to the united states are also. Coming to america, by betsy maestro scholastic inc. Coming soon audiobooks reading guides books for kids books for tweens. She explains that people from all cultures have blended together, just like ingredients blend together in a recipe. She earned her bachelors degree in early childhood education and her masters degree in counseling. But her story really began 15 years earlier, when the french sculptor frederic bartholdi visited new york to plan the statue he would later present to the american people as a gift from france. The engaging text, aimed at readers ages 4 to 8, recounts the lives of various immigrant groups, celebrates their cultural. When the pilgrims landed at plymouth in 1620, much of america remained a vast wilderness.1037 543 629 91 1190 42 1143 1073 387 1331 864 1285 486 1266 1128 274 968 1271 483 1423 154 467 1097 950 1439 300 1230 656 1282 903 224 165 1144 140