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Children's LiteratureThis is a wonderful addition to the "American Indian Biographies" series. The name Squanto is familiar in the annals of American history because he helped early settlers at Plymouth, Massachusetts. This account is a more complete life story. Artwork depicting historic events is used throughout the book. The book gives readers a better understanding of Wampanoag Village life, the effect of the first meetings with white men native life, and the various ways in which the Indians helped the European settlers. Explorers took Squanto to Europe, perhaps to be sold as a slave. Instead, Spanish priests rescued him. He learned to speak English and back in New England became an interpreter and guide. The book features a chronology of events, glossary, bibliography, list of internet sites, index, and historic sites to visit. 2004, Blue Earth Books, Ages 8 to 12.