Squanto's Journey

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Squanto's Journey

The Story of the First Thanksgiving

By Joseph Bruchac; Greg Shed (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152018177, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2000

Description
In 1620 an English ship called the "Mayflower "landed on the shores inhabited by the Pokanoket people, and it was Squanto who welcomed the newcomers and taught them how to survive in the rugged land they called Plymouth. He showed them how to plant corn, beans, and squash, and how to hunt and fish. And when a good harvest was gathered in the fall, the two peoples feasted together in the spirit of peace and brotherhood.
Almost four hundred years later, the tradition continues. . . .