Readers board the boat to the New World as they read this book about early immigration to the American colonies. What made people want to move to an unknown world? What were the early colonies like for newcomers? This book answers those questions and more, as it follows the American story, from encountering native tribes to establishing farms to growing the seeds of American democracy. Readers will love the illustrations and primary sources, which are paired with exciting text to keep them engaged. This fact-filled book is sure to be a key resource when teaching important social studies standards.