Plimoth Plantation, Peter Arenstam, John Kemp, Catherine O'Neill Grace, Sisse Brimberg
Mayflower 1620: A New Look at a Pilgrim Voyage
(National Geographic Children's Books Sept. 11, 2007)
, Illustrated Edition
Plimoth Plantation and the National Geographic Society come together to tell the true story behind the legendary voyage of the Mayflower. A meticulously researched work, Mayflower 1620 offers children a compelling, fresh account of this much-told story.
Vibrant photography of a rare reenactment using the Mayflower II leads readers imaginatively into the narrative. The vivid and informative text explores the story behind the exhibits at the living-history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Primary sources record what the voyagers wore, what they ate, and telling details of their journey. First-person accounts reveal the hopes and dreams they carried. Readers share in the long hours at sea, and in the dangers faced after landfall. Extensive end notes, a map, a detailed chronology, and a bibliography round out the full story of the Mayflower.
Readers experience a new look at this seminal historical event through the eyes of those who now regularly inhabit the world of the pilgrimsthe actors who interpret the Pilgrim Voyage. This eye-opening book teaches children the value of closely reexamining everything we think we know.
- 079226276X / 9780792262763
- 6.2 oz.
- 8.5 x 0.12