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Weetamoo, Heart of the Pocassets

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In her first book for The Royal Diaries, Patricia Clark Smith introduces the teenage Weetamoo, who will succeed her father to become chief of the Pocassets in seventeenth-century New England.

It is 1654 in New England, native land of Algonquin tribes, among them the Pocasset, Wampanoag, and Narrangansett people. The pilgrims — called Coat-men by the Wampanoag — have settled here in the natives' territory at Patuxit, a place that the Pilgrims have renamed Plymouth. Weetamoo's father, Corbitant, is sachem, or chief, of the Pocassets. He is mistrustful of the colonists and imparts his beliefs about them to his daughter, who is next in line to become chief. Weetamoo must learn the fundamental values and disciplines of a true Pocasset chief, but she must also be prepared for

Synopsis:

In her first book for The Royal Diaries, the author, who is part Micmac Indian, relates the 17th-century story of Weetamoo, who is destined to succeed her father as Sachem (Chief) of the Pocasset tribe in Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439129107
Author:
Smith, Patricia Clark
Publisher:
Scholastic Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Pocasset Indians
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts.
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Royal Diaries
Series Volume:
99-2
Publication Date:
20030901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-13

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"Synopsis" by , In her first book for The Royal Diaries, the author, who is part Micmac Indian, relates the 17th-century story of Weetamoo, who is destined to succeed her father as Sachem (Chief) of the Pocasset tribe in Massachusetts.
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