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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony
by Cheryl Harness


Overview - Say hello to Myles Standish, a fiery man with short legs and an even shorter temper. When he got mad his face turned as red as his hair, earning him the nickname "Captaine Shrimpe."
It's a story that has been told for almost 400 years--how a brave band of people set sail on the Mayflower to find a new life in America.
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Overview
Say hello to Myles Standish, a fiery man with short legs and an even shorter temper. When he got mad his face turned as red as his hair, earning him the nickname "Captaine Shrimpe."
It's a story that has been told for almost 400 years--how a brave band of people set sail on the Mayflower to find a new life in America.
By weaving her chatty, narrative text with her incredibly detailed artwork, award-winning author-illustrator Cheryl Harness makes readers feel as though they are part of the adventure.
Students will discover all sorts of things they never knew before: that a teenage boy almost blew up the Mayflower and that the first Indian the Pilgrims met greeted them in English They'll learn more serious things, too: all about why they came, the hardships they suffered, the people they met, and the successes they achieved.
Middle-graders will experience one of history's great adventures as only Cheryl Harness can tell it.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780792259183
  • ISBN-10: 0792259181
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publish Date: October 2006
  • Page Count: 144
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.18 x 7.66 x 0.63 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.92 pounds

Series: Cheryl Harness Histories

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