The First Americans

The First Americans

The Story of Where They Came From and Who They Became

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A vivid account, including exciting writing excerpts and great photographs, of the first settlers in North America also looks at the scientists who study the many clues they left behind.

Scholastic
For thousands of years nomadic people from east Asia followed caribou walking east. Sometime around 20,000 BCE, they crossed the land bridge into North America. These waves of people are the ancestors to every culture on the continent. Tony Aveni, whose expertise is the scientific, mathematical, and cultural accomplishments of the first Americans, celebrates the disparate cultures by highlighting one or two from each region of the country: the Taino, the Iroquois, the Adena, the Anasazi, the Kwakiutl, and the Timucua.

The absorbing story of the first people to set foot in North America and the many cultures of their descendants.

For thousands of years nomadic people from east Asia followed caribou walking east. Sometime around 20,000 BCE, they crossed the land bridge into North America. These waves of people are the ancestors to every culture on the continent. Tony Aveni, whose expertise is the scientific, mathematical, and cultural accomplishments of the first Americans, celebrates the disparate cultures by highlighting one or two from each region of the country: the Taino, the Iroquois, the Adena, the Anasazi, the Kwakiutl, and the Timucua.


Baker
& Taylor

Provides a look at the everyday lives of the first settlers in North America, and relates the experiences of the scientists who study the many clues they left behind.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, c2005
ISBN: 9780439551441
0439551447
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Nelson, S. D - Illustrator

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