Giles and Metacom

A Story of Plimoth and the Wampanoag

Scrapbooks of America
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

An unexpected friendship is at the center of this unique look at the first Thanksgiving. Young Giles meets up with Metacom, one of the Wampanoag living in the area near the Plimoth Colony, and comes to a new understanding about the Native American people. Readers will learn about the early colonists in America and the Indians who helped them survive.

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978-1-61473-481-9
$44.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2003
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2002-08-01
BISACS JUV016110
Dewey F
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 7.5
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 62552
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
  • Gile's Story
  • The History of Plimoth and the Massosoit Indians
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Activities
  • To Find Out More
  • About the Author
Author: Pamela Dell

Pamela Dell has been writing for kids since the late 1980's, including work in both print and interactive multimedia. In the mid-1990's, she became one of the founders of Purple Moon, a highly acclaimed interactive game company for girls. As part of her role there, Pamela created the characters and scripts for the company's multiple-award winning Rockett CD-Rom game series. She has also produced work, both fiction and nonfiction, for clients such as Mattel, Carus Publishing, World Book Encyclopedia, Children's Press, Plan B Enterprises, Addictive Media, and the University of California, among others...subsequently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Scrapbooks of America from School Library Journal on May 1, 2003

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