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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Aladdin Paperbacks
Publication date September 1, 1998
Pages 64
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780689821769
ISBN-10 068982176X
Dimensions 0.25 by 10 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $7.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians tell the story of the 1675-76 war of King Philip's, sharing their unique perspectives with young readers in this historical picture book that also includes stark paintings in the gouache style. Reprint. SLJ. K.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Strange white folk one day shall come across the Great Sea and crowd red men off the earth -- so an old sachem warned our people many, many winters ago.
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It was scarcely three months after we settled at New Plymouth that several red men came to our village in friendship. But how difficult has been our task to civilize them....

This book starts where its companions Pilgrims of Plimoth and People of the Breaking Day left off. This is the story of two peoples meeting, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags, and the eventual clash of their beliefs and cultures. It is a tale of good intentions, misunderstandings, betrayal, and finally of terrible, all-out war, which ultimately destroyed the Native American way of life in New England.

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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Aladdin Paperbacks (September 1, 1998)
9780689821769 | details & prices | 64 pages | 10.00 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
About: A Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler retell what led to King Philip's War
School and Library
Book cover for 9780689317750
 
from Atheneum (October 1, 1995)
9780689317750 | details & prices | 10.50 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.99
About: As seen by a Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler, retells how their cultures first met and what led to King Philip's War
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606158701
 
from Demco Media (April 1, 1999)
9780606158701 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.94 lbs | List price $13.70
About: A Wampanoag warrior and a Pilgrim settler retell what led to King Philip's War
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613111638
 
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613111638 | details & prices | 10.25 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $13.55
About: Strange white folk one day shall come across the Great Sea and crowd red men off the earth -- so an old sachem warned our people many, many winters ago.

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