Pocahontas

Princess of the New World

By Kathleen Krull; David Diaz (Illustrator)
(Walker Childrens, Hardcover, 9780802795540, 40pp.)

Publication Date: March 20, 2007

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Description

She was the favored daughter of the Chief of the Powhatan Indians, and a girl in motion; always laughing, teasing, and dancing. But from the moment John Smith and the colonists of Jamestown set foot into her world in 1607, her life would change forever. She soon became an ambassador and peace keeper between the Powhatan and the colonists.  Because of her curiosity and courage, Pocahontas became the bridge between the two worlds. 
 
Four hundred years after this world-changing clash of cultures, the true story about America's original "Founding Mother" is finally revealed.  Reunited for the first time since Wilma Unlimited, Kathleen Krull and David Diaz deliver a visually stunning, fascinating birth-to-death account of this true American Princess.




About the Author

KATHLEEN KRULL is an acclaimed biographer for young readers. Her books have received rave reviews and won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor Award. She is also the author of Houdini and A Woman for President. Kathleen lives in San Diego, California, with her husband. www.kathleenkrull.com
 
DAVID DIAZ attended the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute. His illustrations for Smoky Night by Eve Bunting won the Caldecott Medal in 1995. David currently lives in Carlsbad, California.

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