Item description for Pocahontas (On My Own Biography) by Shannon Zemlicka & Jeni Reeves...
Overview An introduction to the life of Pocahontas, a Powhatan Indian, which covers her birth, meetings with English settlers, trip to England, family life, and death.
Publishers Description Introducing new readers to some of history's most interesting and important people, these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is (or was) and how he or she came to be famous. Although written in a story format, these books are not fictionalized accounts. A chronology of major events follows the story, along with a brief summary of the subject's life. As the young daughter of a powerful Powhatan leader, Pocahontas befriended the English settlers in Jamestown, Virginia. Although she helped them survive their difficult first years, and she may have saved settler John Smith's life, they took Pocahontas captive. After her release, Pocahontas married an English settler and journeyed to England. Although she was just twenty-one years old when she died, Pocahontas changed American history through her compassion and friendship.
Citations And Professional Reviews Pocahontas (On My Own Biography) by Shannon Zemlicka & Jeni Reeves has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
School Library Journal - 01/01/2003 page 132
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 202
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 202
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Studio: Carolrhoda Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.36" Width: 5.46" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2003
Publisher Carolrhoda Books
ISBN 0876149069 ISBN13 9780876149065
Availability 0 units.
More About Shannon Zemlicka & Jeni Reeves
Shannon Zemlicka currently resides in the state of Minnesota. Shannon Zemlicka was born in 1971.
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