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Pilgrim Voices: Our First Year in the New World

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-- C.S. Lewis Noteworthy List
-- Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, 1995"(The) richly colored paintings have a formal, period look befitting the text....(and) the authenticity of the entries is likely to intrigue young readers". -- SLJ.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Walker & Company (first published 1995)
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Luisa Knight
Wow, this is fantastic! If you want your children to learn the facts about the Pilgrim's first settlement, read this! Rather than writing their own text, Connie and Peter Roop share the Pilgrim's own words, actual diary and journal excerpts, about what took place over three hundred years ago. I'm so glad someone did this! There's a book entitled, Pilgrim Adventure, that I recommend to everyone because it does the same thing, it presents history from the eye-witness accounts we have. It's just no ...more
Barbara Radisavljevic
The clear, easy-to-read, double-spaced type tells the story of the Pilgrims’ first year in the New World as a series of dairy entries written in the first person. The primary sources the authors drew from were Mourt’s Relation and Of Plymouth Plantation, sources authored by Edward Winslow and William Bradford. The editors modernized the language and changed Bradford’s journal from the third to the first person for unity of voice. About half of the 45-pages in this God-honoring history are gorgeo ...more
G.M. Burrow
Jul 12, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Excerpts from the Pilgrims' own records.
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Peter Roop, a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, has been bringing books and children together for over 30 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he visited 10 states and talked with over 10,000 students! Connie Roop, a high school environmental science teacher, is a recipient of the Women Leaders in Education ...more
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