First Thanksgiving (Explore Colonial America)
The story of the first Thanksgiving is so familiar to us, yet at the same time it's surrounded in mystery. Who were the Pilgrims and Indians that are said to have shared a feast so important that we celebrate it as an annual holiday? Engaging text and full-color images will transport readers to the Plymouth Colony, and they will learn about the hardships experienced by the Pilgrims in attempting to build a successful colony and their changing relationship with the local Wampanoag Indians.
From the Publisher:
A fascinating time in American history, the colonial days sparked legends, traditions, and forged a new nation. From the first Thanksgiving to the Boston Tea Party, young readers will develop a deeper appreciation for the events that led to the founding of America. - Supports social studies and history curricula - Full-color photos, maps, and illustrations give readers a glimpse into colonial life - Contains a timeline,glossary, index, and "Further Reading" section with books and websites