The first Thanksgiving by Andrew Santella

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Massachusetts,
  • Massachusetts.


  • Thanksgiving Day -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Thanksgiving Day.,
  • Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony),
  • Wampanoag Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Massachusetts.,
  • Holidays.,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Massachusetts -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- New Plymouth, 1620-1691.

About the Edition

Discusses the history of New Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, the relationship between the colonists and the native Wampanoag people, and the harvest festival which would later become Thanksgiving Day.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

Book details

StatementAndrew Santella.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom.
LC ClassificationsE162 .S24 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3554687M
ISBN 100516242040
LC Control Number2002009031

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Dr. McKenzie is professor of American history at Wheaton College, where he serves as chairman of the history department, and is author of the book.

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