Thirty-four children on the MayflowerThree days of Thanksgiving feastingAnd hundreds of facts about the hardworking Pilgrims
Pilgrims in Plymouth: True or False Quiz
- The Mayflower was a huge ship—nearly as large as the Titanic—with a bowling alley and a swimming pool!
- Squanto, an Indian who helped the Pilgrims, spoke English.
- Pilgrim farmers buried fish in the ground to help their corn grow better.
- 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.
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.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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.
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.