Calvert of Maryland: A Story of Lord Baltimore's Colony
Sixth in LBC's Colonial America series. Best for children 7-9.
The purpose of the stories in the Colonial America Series is to show children the home life of the colonists with whom they meet in their books, while describing the daily life of those people who conquered the wilderness whether for conscience sake or gain.
Print version: 140 pages, soft cover
Digital version: direct download
Author: James Otis
Calvert is thirteen when he sets forth for the New World with his father and several servants. King Charles has given the family a tract of land westward from the settlements at Plymouth and Boston. The land Calvert inherits is full of surprises and amazing escapades. Based on actual accounts.
Also in the Colonial America Series by James Otis
- Richard of Jamestown
- Mary of Plymouth
- Peter of New Amsterdam
- Ruth of Boston
- Stephen of Philadelphia