The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
Barbary Pirates, the Mayflower, the First Thanksgiving, and Much, Much More
By (author) Cheryl Harness
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Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony by Cheryl Harness
Book DescriptionSay hello to Myles Standish, a fiery man with short legs and an even shorter temper. When he got mad his face turned as red as his hair, earning him the nickname "Captaine Shrimpe." It's a story that has been told for almost 400 yearshow a brave band of people set sail on the Mayflower to find a new life in America. By weaving her chatty, narrative text with her incredibly detailed artwork, award-winning author-illustrator Cheryl Harness makes readers feel as though they are part of the adventure. Students will discover all sorts of things they never knew before: that a teenage boy almost blew up the Mayflower and that the first Indian the Pilgrims met greeted them in English! They'll learn more serious things, too: all about why they came, the hardships they suffered, the people they met, and the successes they achieved. Middle-graders will experience one of history's great adventures as only Cheryl Harness can tell it."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781426302848
(229mm x 184mm x 10mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Cheryl Harness
Cheryl Harness is the author and/or illustrator of some 35 books for children. Visit this award-winning author-illustrator on the Web at www.cherylharness.com. From the Hardcover edition.
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