Don't Know Much About the Pilgrims

Don't Know Much About the Pilgrims

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Overview

Don't Know Much About the Pilgrims by Kenneth C. Davis, S. D. Schindler, S. D. Schindler

Thirty-four children on the Mayflower
Three days of Thanksgiving feasting
And hundreds of facts about the hardworking Pilgrims

Pilgrims in Plymouth: True or False Quiz

  1. The Mayflower was a huge ship—nearly as large as the Titanic—with a bowling alley and a swimming pool!
  2. Squanto, an Indian who helped the Pilgrims, spoke English.
  3. Pilgrim farmers buried fish in the ground to help their corn grow better.
  4. The Pilgrims called their harvest feast Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving today is a time for families to say grace and gobble turkey. But why did the Pilgrims start this tradition? And who were these people anyway? In this latest outstanding entry in the Don't Know Much About® series by renowned author Kenneth C. Davis, you can discover all you ever wanted to know about the Pilgrims.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064462280
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 08/22/2006
Series: Don't Know Much About Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,231,871
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered. He blogs regularly at www.dontknowmuch.com.


S. D. Schindler is the popular illustrator of many bestselling picture books, including How Santa Got His Job, Big Pumpkin, the Math Start title Betcha!, and the 2005 Newbery Honor Book Whittington. S. D. Schindler lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Don't Know Much About the Pilgrims 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I used this book in my kindergarten class and they loved it. Many of the questions that they had were answered in the book. They loved looking through the book. Written in easy to understand language.
Guest More than 1 year ago
In my eigth grade class we had a project to do about stereotypes of Native Americans. We were all asigned a childrens book. We were asigned to the book Don't Know Much About Pilgrims?My friend Taylor and I read your book and saw the pictures and I did not appriciate it.I felt that the pictures were offensive, i also felt that the author of the book didnt know enough to be write an informative childrens book.