Flight To Jewell Island

Flight To Jewell Island

by Lyn Harmon, J. C. Kocsis
     
 

Based on actual happenings, the story of Thomas Potts and the other settlers on Jewell Island brings above the drama of the white man's struggle for mastery of the land.

Because of the Indian raids in Maine during 1675, the Potts family and their neighbors left their homes to travel offshore to Jewell Island. There they felt so safe they left nine year old Thomas

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Based on actual happenings, the story of Thomas Potts and the other settlers on Jewell Island brings above the drama of the white man's struggle for mastery of the land.

Because of the Indian raids in Maine during 1675, the Potts family and their neighbors left their homes to travel offshore to Jewell Island. There they felt so safe they left nine year old Thomas Potts to guard the fort. When Thomas saw the Indians lower their war canoes off Cliff Island, he fired the shot that saved the island.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595163373
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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