Item description for Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock? by Jean Fritz & J. B. Handelsman...
Overview Tells of the many unlikely events leading up to the enshrining of Plymouth Rock as a national monument
Publishers Description For years, Plymouth Rock lived a quiet life. Then in 1741, the people decided to make a fuss because the Pilgrims must have stepped on it when they arrived in America. And that's when the adventures began. This entertaining book tells about Plymouth Rock's humble origins before it rose to a place of historic prominence.
Citations And Professional Reviews Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock? by Jean Fritz & J. B. Handelsman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 903
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 409
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 603
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Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.93" Width: 6.93" Height: 0.12" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2003
Publisher Putnam Juvenile
ISBN 069811681X ISBN13 9780698116818 UPC 630415006993
Availability 13 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 18, 2017 05:38.
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More About Jean Fritz & J. B. Handelsman
Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China to American missionaries on November 16, 1915. Living there until she was almost thirteen sparked a lifelong interest in American history. She wrote about her childhood in China in Homesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book and winner of the National Book Award. Ms. Fritz was the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people. Among the other prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: the National Endowment for the Humanities Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture Award. the Christopher Award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year, School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors' Choice Awards. She passed away on May 14, 2017.
Jean Fritz currently resides in the state of New York. Jean Fritz was born in 1916.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock??
Interesting and Fun Mar 1, 2008
We read this for Social Studies this week. It is the history of Plymouth Rock. This was a really good factual book that was told in such a way that my 8 year old really enjoyed it. Who know that it traveled? It was recommended in the book Social Studies Through Children's Literature by Anthony D. Fredricks and is recommended for grades K-3rd.
It shows how the rock moved a lot. Dec 11, 1998
It is funny how a rock can move from place to place and got broken two times. First, it was on the beach. Then the Pilgrims saw it. When they tried to move it broke. The top of the rock got all the fame. Then they cemented both pieces together and it stands under a special place.