Squanto and the First Thanksgiving, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

When the Pilgrims landed near Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620 they were unprepared for the challenges they would face. Many Pilgrims died until Squanto, a Patuxet Indian, taught them how to survive. To give thanks for a good year, the Pilgrims threw a huge feast, later called Thanksgiving.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Holidays
Copyright 2004
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2003-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.0
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF026060, JNF025190, JNF007050
Dewey 394.2649
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 49334
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Maps, Note to adults, Recipes, Teaching Guides, and Timeline

Author: Joyce K. Kessel

Illustrator: Lisa Donze

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On My Own Holidays

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early readers with high-interest offerings. View available downloads →