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Don't Know Much about the Pilgrims (Don't Know Much About...)

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Publisher Comments:

  • How much fun was life aboard the Mayflower?
  • Did Pilgrims dance with Indians to Plymouth Rock?
  • If there was no football to watch on TV, what did people do during the first Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving today is a time for families to say grace and gobble turkey. But why did the Pilgrims start this tradition? And who were these people anyway?

Now you can discover a wealth of cool and astonishing facts about the Pilgrims. Did you know that they made the long ocean journey in a cramped boat, or that the friendly Indians helped the Pilgrims survive that first winter? Would you have liked being a child in Plymouth? You wouldn't have gone to school, but just read about the chores you would have done!

Kenneth C. Davis delivers another outstanding picture book in the Don't Know Much About series. With his trademark question-and-answer format and S. D. Schindler's detailed artwork, you'll get an insider's view of the Pilgrims' life. It wasn't easy, but they helped make America what it is today. Now that is something to give thanks for!

Synopsis:

Delectable details about the Pilgrims are served up in this terrific Thanksgiving treat. Stuffing his traditional question-and-answer format with intriguing sidebars and quizzes about daily life in Plymouth, Davis also provides little-known facts about the Pilgrims' Mayflower voyage, relations with Indians, and original turkey feast. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Intriguing sidebars and quizzes about daily life in Plymouth provides little-known facts about the Pilgrims' "Mayflower" voyage, relations with Indians, and the original turkey feast. Illustrations.

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis speaks regularly on national television and radio. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, in which his DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT? quizzes are read by millions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060286095
Author:
Schindler, S. D.
Author:
Schindler, S. D.
Author:
by Kenneth C Davis and S. D. Schindler
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C.
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Questions and answers
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Thanksgiving
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Thanksgiving
Subject:
United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)
Edition Description:
First Hardcover
Series:
Don't Know Much About...(Hardcover)
Publication Date:
20020901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.24x8.92x.42 in. .86 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 48 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780060286095 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Delectable details about the Pilgrims are served up in this terrific Thanksgiving treat. Stuffing his traditional question-and-answer format with intriguing sidebars and quizzes about daily life in Plymouth, Davis also provides little-known facts about the Pilgrims' Mayflower voyage, relations with Indians, and original turkey feast. Full-color illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Intriguing sidebars and quizzes about daily life in Plymouth provides little-known facts about the Pilgrims' "Mayflower" voyage, relations with Indians, and the original turkey feast. Illustrations.

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