Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl

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Scholastic Inc., 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Text and photographs of Plimouth Plantation follow a pilgrim girl through a typical day as she milks the goats, cooks and serves meals, learns her letters, and adjusts to her new stepfather.
 

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User Review  - msmarymac - LibraryThing

Summary: This story details the daily activities of Sarah Morton, a pilgrim girl. It clearly relates the things she does each day from getting dressed, to preparing meals, to daily chores. The story ... Read full review

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User Review  - meblack19 - LibraryThing

This picture book gives a really good example of how life was for younger members of pilgrim society in 1627, before America was born. It details the chores that needed to be done, the things that ... Read full review

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Author Kate Waters was born on September 4, 1951, in Rochester, NY. She went on to earn a B.A. from Newtown College of the Sacred Heart (Boston College) and a M.L.S. from Simmons' Graduate School of Library and Information Science. She grew up in a big family in which storytelling was very important. She worked as a librarian for ten years at the Boston Public Library. There she became very interested in telling stories to young people and finding out what they enjoyed reading. She moved to New York where she worked on a children's magazine. While working at the magazine, she started to think about new ways to present history and traditions to children. Her books include pictures of actors depicting the stories Kate writes. In addition, her books have been praised for their content and have won many awards. Kate currently lives in New York City.

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