Squanto and the First Thanksgiving (Revised Edition)

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Millbrook Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to survive. To give thanks for a good year, the Pilgrims threw a huge feast, later called Thanksgiving.
 

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Summary: This book describes how the indian, Squanto, an English-speaking Christian and former slave, whose village had been wiped out by smallpox, taught the Pilgrims the skills they needed to ... Read full review

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This is a good book with a true and authentic voice. It goes to show that the pilgrims aren't the founders of Thanksgiving and it tells you the truths behind Thanksgiving. I recommend this book.

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