Thursday, November 3, 2011

Free Pilgrim Ebook Cool for School or History Buffs

Today Homeschool Freebie of the Day: is offering a nice Mary of Plymouth: A Story of the Pilgrim Settlement by James Otis (PDF ebook)
Here's how the Erskines describe their offering, plus an excerpt from the book:
"My name is Mary, and I am setting down all these things about our people here in this new world, hoping some day to send my dear friend, Hannah, who lives in Scrooby, England, what may really come to be a story… even though the writer of it is only sixteen years old, having lived in Plymouth since the day our company landed from the Mayflower in 1620, more than eleven years ago…"

So begins this excellent book about the pilgrims and the colony of Plymouth, as told through the eyes of a young pilgrim girl named Mary. This classic "living book", written by James Otis and originally published in 1910, is full of history, fascinating details about the daily lives of the pilgrims, along with plenty of action and adventure. Profusely illustrated and highly recommended! Another great story to share with your kids as we draw closer to our own Thanksgiving celebrations!

To download this PDF ebook click the title to this entry."

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