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American Swedish Historical Museum
Elinís Amerika (rev., 3rd ed.)
Marguerite de Angeli
Award-winning childrenís author Marguerite de Angeli tells the story of Elin, a young girl who has come to live in the New Sweden Colony. She helps us envision how these many different peoples -- Swedes, Finns, Lenape, Minquas (Susquehannock), Dutch and British related to one another. Elinís search for friendship, love of family, and anticipation of celebrations seem familiar. Her isolation from other children, lack of basic things, and the daily routine of chores may seem quite unfamiliar. New Sweden was established in 1638, under the guidance of Peter Minuit, when Swedish colonists were sent to the New World to claim lands in the area around the Delaware River in southeastern PA and south NJ. For ages 8-12. Illustrations.
American Swedish Historical Foundation: The Chronicle, Summer 1954
American Swedish Historical Foundation: The Chronicle, Autumn 1956 and Winter 1956-57
American Swedish Historical Foundation: The Chronicle, Spring 1954
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Seeress of the Northland: Fredrika Bremerís American Journey, 1849-1851
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