The New York Colony by Dennis Brindell Fradin
(Thirteen Colonies (Lucent))

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Traces the history of the Dutch colony beginning with the years it was inhabited only by Indians to the time it became the eleventh state. Includes biographical sketches on famous New Yorkers such as Hiawatha, Peter Minuit, and Captain Kidd.

About Dennis Brindell Fradin

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Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of many books for young readers, including the well-received SAMUEL ADAMS: THE FATHER OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE and, with coauthor and wife Judith Bloom Fradin, IDA B. WELLS: MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.
Published March 1, 1988 by Children's Press (CT). 144 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books. Non-fiction