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Pocahontas (Reprint) (Paperback) (Joseph Bruchac)

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In 1607, when John Smith and his "Coatmen" arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the village's inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, Mamanatowic, is just eleven; but in spite of her age, this astute young girl acts with wisdom and compassion, and plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples.Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, Joseph Bruchac, winner of the American Book Award forBreaking Silence, reveals an important part of history through the eyes of two historic figures.
In 1607, when John Smith and his "Coatmen" arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the village's inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, is just eleven, but this astute young girl plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples.

Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, American Book Award winner Joseph Bruchac reveals an important chapter of history through the eyes of two legendary figures.

Includes an afterword, a glossary, and other historical context.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 173
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: Teen
Author: Joseph Bruchac
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2005
TCIN: 12850178
UPC: 9780152054656
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-6359
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