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Sarah Morton's Day: A Day In The Life Of A Pilgrim GirlKate WatersScholastic Trade / Trade Paperback$6.29 Retail:
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See what a day in the life of 9-year-old Pilgrim Sarah Morton was like! A classic Thanksgiving book, photographs of Plimoth Plantation interpreters show the chores, games, education, garments, and lifestyle of 1627 alongside the story of Sarah's friendship with her friend Elizabeth and her family's life with a new stepfather. 32 pages with glossary, softcover.
Samuel Eaton's Day: A Day In The Life Of A Pilgrim BoyKate WatersScholastic Trade / Trade Paperback$6.29 Retail:
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Step back in time and spend a day with seven-year-old Samuel Eaton as he helps to bring in the rye harvest-a man's job-for the first time. Exited to be doing such grown-up work, he perseveres through blisters and soreness, and at the end of the day earns the compliment of being invited him to help with later harvests. Learn what clothes are worn, what chores had to be done, what people ate, and other information about what life in 1627's Plimoth Plantation. 40 pages with glossary and historical information, softcover.
This National Geographic Kids picture book features classic photos of Plimoth Plantation re-enactors (including photos from Sarah Morton's Day and Samuel Eaton's Day) paired with simple sentences about Pilgrim life designed to help younger readers learn about the First Thanksgiving and early colonial life. Ages 4-8 / Grades PreK-3. 16 pages, softcover.
1621: A New Look at ThanksgivingCatherine O'Neill, Grace Bruchac, Margaret BruchacSimon & Schuster / 2004 / Trade Paperback$7.16 Retail:
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In cooperation with the Plimoth Plantation, a living-history museum in Massachusetts, National Geographic has recreated the first Thanksgiving. Photographs by National Geographic photographers of the recreation at Plimoth Plantation illustrate this book.
In 1621, in a small settlement on the edge of the sea, 52 English colonists celebrated their first harvest. The colonists were joined by 90 men of the Wampanoag tribe for a gathering that was to last three days in a town now known as Plymouth. Over the centuries, there have been countless versions of this story, creating a popular myth of the first Thanksgiving. Many Americans imagine brave, peaceful settlers inviting a few wild Indians over for a turkey dinner. But there was no pumpkin pie or cranberry sauce at this celebration. There were no Indians with woven blankets over their shoulders and large feathered headdresses. No pilgrims with somber black clothes and silver buckle hats either. The English didn't even call themselves Pilgrims.
This book puts aside that myth and takes a new look at our American history. It questions what we know and recovers lost voices of the Wampanoag people. True history includes the voices of all its participants. 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving invites young people to read, listen, and think about our shared history. The book also features a foreword, a section on the actual reenactment and the concept of living history, a chronology, an index, and a bibliography.
Discover what it would be like to cross the sea with the Pilgrims and set off to a new land. Richly detailed photographs illustrate what life would be like aboard the Mayflower, how they navigated the sea, and who and what they encountered when they finally reached their destination. 47 pages, softcover with index.
Discover the history behind Thanksgiving and why we celebrate it with What Was the First Thanksgiving?. Filled with historical background on the Pilgrims and the reasons behind their voyage to the New World, the native Wampanoag tribe, the difficulties both groups encountered, plus the reason that Thanksgiving was made into a national holiday and more! Includes maps, paintings, and illustrations.
The Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving lasted three whole days. Ann McGovern's simple text introduces children to the struggles of the Pilgrims during their first year at Plymouth Colony and the events leading to the historic occasion we celebrate today.
Wouldn't it be great to be part of that famous Thanksgiving feast at Plymouth Plantation back in 1621?
Then join the Time-Traveling Twins as they sit down to an enormous THREE-DAY feast, complete with puddings, pompions, pottages, and, of course, turkeys. Meet Squanto and the other Native Americans. Help with the harvest. Find out what it was really like to be a Pilgrim.
Once again, historian Diane Stanley's fun and impeccably researched text is brought to life by Holly Berry's accessible illustrations. Word balloons, engaging characters, and all sorts of wonderful details about the beginning of this American tradition await the lucky adventurer who journeys back with the Time-Traveling Twins. Ages 5-10.
You'll recognize the beloved wit of Jean Fritz' writing as soon as you open Who's that Stepping on Plymouth Rock?. You'll discover how we our knowledge of the connection between the rock and the Pilgrims (or "First Comers", as they were called them) was due to a 95-year-old man carried down to the beach; what caused it to crack in two; what caused it to crack in two again; and how we honor it now. A must-read for Thanksgiving. 31 pages, softcover. Illustrations by J. B. Handelsman.
When Bartholemew, Remember, and Mary Allerton and their parents first step down from the Mayflower after sixty days at sea, they never dream that life in the New World will be so hard. Many in their Plymouth colony won't make it through the winter, and the colony's first harvest is possible only with the help of two friends, Samoset and Squanto. Richly detailed paintings show how the pilgrims lived after landing at Plymouth, through the dark winter and into the busy days of spring, summer, and fall. Culminating with the excitement of the original Thanksgiving feast, Three Young Pilgrims makes history come alive. Recommended for ages 5 to 10.
Evocative illustrations convey the feelings of hope, fear and the living of daily life in a new land on every page. Written in the first-person plural, the story is filled with quotes from the Plimoth Living Interpreters, as well as primary documents such as Mourt's Relation, giving the text a real-life quality. Portions are written from the perspectives of the various groups, including the Pilgrims as a whole, and the menfolk, womenfolk and children and youngfolk, who all explain what daily life is like for them. 46 pages, softcover with glossary.
Young and old alike will enjoy this thoroughly researched and personable biography of the first governer of Plimouth Plantation. Read about Bradford's difficult childhood in England and see how he was being prepared by hardship and los to face the challenges of his adult life. 200 pages, softcover.
The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-but-True Survival Story of Plymouth ColonyCheryl HarnessRandom House / 2006 / Hardcover$15.26 Retail:
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History and biography meet with fantastic illustrations in this narrative that follows the life of Myles Standish. Set in the greater context of the European colonization of America, Cheryl Harness tells the familiar story of the Pilgrims with an engaging style all her own. Timelines across the bottom of most pages provide additional insight into the times in which he lived. Ages 8-12. 144 pages, indexed, hardcover with dust jacket.
Imagine being a Pilgrim on the Mayflower, anxiously awaiting arrival in a new land. This popular book in the If You series answers a variety of questions about Pilgrim life--both on the ship and on shore--helping readers understand what it was like to have lived at that time. Four-color illustrations. Grades 2-5
Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First ThanksgivingJoseph BruchacHoughton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback$7.19 Retail:
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In 1620 an English ship called the Mayflower landed on the shores inhabited by the Pokanoket, and it was Squanto who welcomed the newcomers and taught them how to survive. When a good harvest was gathered, the people feasted together--a tradition that continues almost four hundred years later. 32 pages. Grades K-3.
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #13: Pilgrims: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on ThursdayMary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, Sal MurdoccaDelacorte Press / Trade Paperback$4.79 Retail:
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Step Into Reading, Level 3: The First ThanksgivingLinda HaywardRandom House / 1990 / Trade Paperback$2.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Almost Home: A Story Based on the Life of the Mayflower's Mary ChiltonWendy LawtonMoody Publishers / 2003 / Trade Paperback$5.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
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The Plimoth Adventure - Voyage of the Mayflower: A Radio Dramatization on CDJerry RobbinsColonial Radio Theatre on Brilliance Audio / 2011 / Compact disc$5.99 Retail:
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Sarah's New World: The Mayflower Adventure - eBookColleen L. ReeceBarbour Publishing / 2013 / ePub$2.93 Retail:
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Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World, A New HistoryNick BunkerVintage / 2011 / Trade Paperback$16.16 Retail:
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The First Thanksgiving: What the Real Story Tells Us About Loving God and Learning from HistoryRobert Tracy McKenzieIVP Academic / 2013 / Trade Paperback$14.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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The Pilgrim Chronicles: An Eyewitness History of the Pilgrims & the Founding of Plymouth ColonyRod GraggRegnery History / 2014 / Hardcover$25.19 Retail:
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The Light and the Glory, revised and expanded edition: 1492 - 1793Peter Marshall, David ManuelRevell / 2009 / Trade Paperback$21.005 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
Mary's First Thanksgiving: An Inspirational Story of GratefulnessKathy-jo WarginZonderKidz / 2013 / Trade Paperback$5.49 Retail:
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The First Thanksgiving: A Lift-the-Flap Book, BoardbookNancy DavisLittle Simon / 2010 / Other$4.99 Retail:
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Adventures in Odyssey The Imagination Station ® #6: Problems in PlymouthMarsahal Younger, Marianne HeringTyndale House / 2011 / Trade Paperback$3.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews
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Abeka Reading Program: Pilgrim BoyAbeka / Trade Paperback$14.15Availability: In StockStock No: WW204299
Thanksgiving Curriculum & Colonial Resources
History Pockets: Life in Plymouth Colony, Grades 1-3Evan-Moor Educational Publishers / Trade Paperback$12.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 5 Reviews
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Stories of the Pilgrims, 2nd Edition, Answer Key, Grade 4Christian Liberty Press / Trade Paperback$3.49 Retail:
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Stories of the Pilgrims Answer Key - PDF Download [Download]Christian Liberty Press / 2013 / PDF Download$2.59 Retail:
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Early American History: A Literature Approach for Primary GradesRea Berg, Joshua BergBeautiful Feet Books / 2014 / Trade Paperback$16.89 Retail:
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Early American History, A Literature Approach for Intermediate GradesRea Berg, Joshua BergBeautiful Feet Books / 2014 / Trade Paperback$16.89 Retail:
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November Monthly Idea Book: Ready-to-Use Templates, Activities, Management Tools, and More - for Every Day of the MonthKaren SevalyScholastic Teaching / 2013 / Trade Paperback$8.99 Retail:
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Draw Write Now, Book 3: Native Americans, North America, The PilgrimsMarie Hablitzel, Kim StitzerIn the Think of Things / 1996 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Draw and Write Through History: Pilgrims, Pirates and Patriots, Book 4CPR Publishing / 2009 / Trade Paperback$8.89 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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The Pilgrim Fathers DVDTMW Media Group / 2012 / DVD$23.99 Retail:
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Saints & Strangers DVD + Study GuideVision Video / DVD$15.99 Retail:
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America's Documents of Freedom 1215-1774 DVDCerebellum Corporation / DVD$12.99 Retail:
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Just the Facts: Colonization of North America 4 Pack DVDCerebellum Corporation / DVD$43.49 Retail:
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Holiday Plays for Thanksgiving and ChristmasMilliken / Trade Paperback$12.99 Retail:
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Early Colonial Primary Documents
Mourt's Relation: A Journal of the Pilgrims at PlymouthDwight B. HeathApplewood Books / 1986 / Trade Paperback$8.96 Retail:
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Books on the Holiday Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Is for Giving Thanks, A Reading Railroad BookMargaret Wummer, Amy SutherlandGrosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback$3.59 Retail:
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Attitude of Gratitude: A Simple Thanksgiving Musical For KidsBrentwood-Benson Publishing / Trade Paperback$6.995 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Thanksgiving Time (Pumpkin) Large Round Stinky StickersTrend Enterprises / Other$1.89 Retail:3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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