Mr. Wilson's Pilgrim Books
November 14, 2007
|These books are
available in the Farragut School Library.
Annotations courtesy of OPAC, Follett, Inc.
Voight, Virginia Frances. Massasoit, friend of the Pilgrims. A biography of the Wampanoag Indian chief whose friendship with the pilgrims helped them survive in a strange land.
Bulla, Clyde Robert. Squanto, friend of the white men. A biography of the Indian who went to London with some of the first English explorers, was sold into slavery in Spain, and finally returned to America where he befriended the Pilgrims when they landed.
Stevenson, Augusta. Myles Standish, adventurous boy. The boyhood of the Englishman, a Separatist, who helped the Pilgrims establish the first English colony in America, at Plymouth.
364 Nas HS
Nash, Jay Robert. Bloodletters and badmen; : a narrative encyclopedia of American criminals from the Pilgrims to the present. Contains information on the crimes and their perpetrators.
Barth, Edna. Turkeys, Pilgrims, and Indian corn : the story of the Thanksgiving symbols. Traces the history of this American harvest celebration and the development of its symbols and legends.
George, Jean Craighead. The first Thanksgiving. Describes how the colonists aboard the Mayflower founded New Plymouth and celebrated their first harvest with a feast of thanksgiving.
Foster, Genevieve. Year of the Pilgrims, 1620. Relates what was occurring in the Old and New World at the time the Pilgrims made their first settlement in America. Briefly covers art, literature, painting, astronomy, and religion.
973.2 Ame HS
Ziner, Feenie. The Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony. The history of the Pilgrims from the time of the Reformation, when the sect was born, to the end of the Plymouth Colony in 1692.
Sewall, Marcia. Thunder from the clear sky. Tells the story of the meetings between the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who lived in the Massachusetts Bay area from both points of view. Each recounts good intentions, misunderstandings, betrayal, and finally war.
Siegel, Beatrice. A new look at the Pilgrims : why they came to America. Questions and answers explore the experiences in England and Holland of the men, women, and children known as the Pilgrims.
973.2 Wal HS
Walsh, John E. The Mayflower compact, November 11, 1620; : the first democratic document in America. Traces the events that necessitated the drafting and signing of the Mayflower Compact and discusses the significance of this document to the Plymouth settlement and to subsequent governments in the New World.
974.4 Don HS
Donovan, Frank Robert. The Mayflower compact. Traces the history and philosophy of the Mayflower compact, the document which had a great effect on Pilgrim life and introduced the idea of democracy into United States government.
974.4 Fle HS
Fleming, Thomas J. One small candle; : the Pilgrims' first year in America,.
Richards, Norman. The story of the Mayflower Compact. Presents the background to the contract signed by the Pilgrims, which guaranteed equal rights to citizens under a democratic form of government.
Sewall, Marcia. T he pilgrims of Plimoth. Chronicles, in text and illustrations, the day-to-day life of the early Pilgrims in the Plimouth Colony.
Whitehurst, Susan. The colony of Massachusetts. An introduction to the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, from the difficulties faced by the Pilgrims to the role of Massachusetts in the American Revolution.
974.48 Col HS
Colby, Jean (Poindexter). Plimoth Plantation: then and now. Descriptions and photographs of Plimoth Plantation, a museum re-creation of the original Pilgrim settlement, trace the history and way of life of the first Pilgrims. Includes a discussion of the origin and operation of the museum.
Fic Cla HS
Clapp, Patricia. Constance; : a story of early Plymouth. The journal of a young girl tells of her daily life, hardships, romances and marriage during the first years of the Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth.
Lasky, Kathryn. A journey to the New World : the diary of Remember Patience Whipple. Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.
Rinaldi, Ann . The journal of Jasper Jonathan Pierce : a pilgrim boy. A fourteen-year-old indentured servant keeps a journal of his experiences on the Mayflower and during the building of Plymouth Plantation in 1620 and 1621.