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Landing Of The Pilgrims : Landmark Books - James Daugherty

Landing Of The Pilgrims

Landmark Books

Paperback Published: 1st June 1987
ISBN: 9780394846972
Number Of Pages: 168
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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In England in the early 1600s, everyone was forced to join the Church of England. Young William Bradford and his friends believed they had every right to belong to whichever church they wanted. In the name of religious freedom, they fled to Holland, then sailed to America to start a new life. But the winter was harsh, and before a year passed, half the settlers had died. Yet, through hard work and strong faith, a tough group of Pilgrims did survive. Their belief in freedom of religion became an American ideal that still lives on today.
James Daugherty draws on the Pilgrims' own journals to give a fresh and moving account of their life and traditions, their quest for religious freedom, and the founding of one of our nation's most beloved holidays-- Thanksgiving.

The famous landing in 1620 with a fresh highlighting of events before and after. Beginning with the story of the Separatists in Scrooby, and following the fortunes of the group in Leyden, the author records the adventures of the Pilgrims after the first landing at Provincetown to the departure of Mr. Winthrop in 1623 with his "Good News from New England" tucked under his arm encouraging supplies and trade from England. There are scraps of incidents and information seldom used in more traditional re-creations - whales sighted at Cape Cod, grim revenges on the Indians by tough Captain Standish, a bleary-eyed Massasolt, shaky with brandy, signing a peace treaty, and a village of sick Indians being revived by the amateur medications of John Winslow. Plenty of action, quick thinking, and courage under fire peace this lively narrative. (Kirkus Reviews)

Not as Other Men (1607-1620)
The Boy and the Postmasterp. 1
How Will Made a Great Decisionp. 5
How Persecution Came upon the Separatists at Scroobyp. 7
Departurep. 10
Leyden Yearsp. 15
The Pressp. 18
Delfthaven Farewellp. 24
Aboard the Mayflowerp. 27
Between Two Worlds (1620-1621)
How Master Christopher Jones Brought the Mayflower Across the Furious Oceanp. 35
Landfallp. 41
How the Mayflower Came to Anchor at Cape Codp. 46
Of the Adventure in the Shallopp. 52
The Third Discovery and the First Encounterp. 56
How the Discoverers Sought Thievish Bay and Found Plymouth Harborp. 61
How the Mayflower Came to Plymouth Harborp. 65
Lost in the Forestp. 70
How the Spring Came and How Samoset Came out of the Forestp. 74
Of the Visit of That Great Chief, Massasoitp. 77
New England Adventure (1621-1623)
The Return of the Mayflowerp. 85
How Mr. Winslow Brought a Scarlet Coat to Massasoitp. 88
How Squanto Was Avengedp. 94
Of the Arrival of the Ship Fortunep. 101
Of the Strange Message from Canonicusp. 104
Thanksgiving, 1621p. 106
Of a Strange Plotp. 111
Of How They Built a Strong Fort for Their Defensep. 115
Concerning the Coming of the Charity and the Swanp. 118
How Massasoit Disclosed a Most Villainous Plotp. 125
How Witawamat Lost His Headp. 130
How Began Free Enterprisep. 135
How Came the Good Ship Anne and the Pinnace Ye Little Jamesp. 139
The Sailing of the Anne and of the Great Firep. 142
Good News from New Englandp. 145
Twenty Years Laterp. 148
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ISBN: 9780394846972
ISBN-10: 0394846974
Series: Landmark Books
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st June 1987
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 12.7  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1