Synopses & Reviews
What was it like to be a pilgrim child in 17th-century Massachusetts? This charming picture book takes young readers back in time to see. For one thing, pilgrim children didn't go to school. Instead, they helped their parents with chores and played games such as marbles. There were no convenient grocery stores. Pilgrims had to hunt and gather food, then cook their meals on an open fire or in an outdoor oven. Dramatic photos of historical reenactments combine with lively text to give today's children a vivid sense of daily life in Plymouth colony. Here is a great book for fostering an early interest in history!
The Pilgrims came to America in search of a new home. They worked hard to build a settlement for their families.
This charming picture book takes young readers back in time to see how Pilgrim children lived in 17th century Massachusetts, how they played and learned, and how the Pilgrims hunted and gathered their food. Full-color photos.