The Mayflower and the Pilgrims' New World

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims' New World

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
In stunning prose, Nathaniel Philbrick evokes the drama of the voyage of the Mayflower and the eerie emptiness of coastal Massachusetts that greeted the Pilgrims. He tells how the settlers were able to gain the friendship of many powerful Native American leaders, including the charismatic Massasoit, and how they worked together to maintain peace. But the promise of the First Thanksgiving was broken with the next generation of leaders. Fifty-six years after the Mayflower?s landing, a horrifying conflict, known today as King Philip?s war, nearly wiped out the colonists and Natives alike, and forever altered the new country.

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims? New World is the perfect introduction for young readers to this epic story, at once tragic and heroic. Adapted specially for middle-grade readers, this book features a wealth of supplemental materials such as new maps and photographs, a time line, and a list of characters for added comprehension and accessibility.



Baker & Taylor
After a journey across the Atlantic, the Mayflower's passengers were saved from destruction with the help of the natives of the Plymouth region. For fifty years, peace was maintained as Pilgrims and Natives worked together. But that trust was broken withthe next generation of leaders, and conflict erupted that nearly wiped out English and natives alike.

Baker
& Taylor

Offers the true story of the pioneers who crossed the Atlantic to establish a new world in Massachusetts and the challenges they faced upon their arrival through a review of their relationship with the Native Americans, the promise of peace with the first Thanksgiving, and other related events through detailed maps, photographs, and a time line. 75,000 first printing.
Offers the true story of the pioneers who crossed the Atlantic to establish a new world in Massachusetts, the challenges they faced upon their arrival, and their relationship with the local Native Americans.

Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2008
ISBN: 9780399247958
0399247955
Characteristics: xii, 338 p. : ill., maps 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Philbrick, Nathaniel Mayflower

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