by Joseph Bruchac


In 1607, when John Smith and his "Coatmen" arrive in Powhatan to begin settling the colony of Virginia, their relations with the village's inhabitants are anything but warm. Pocahontas, the beloved daughter of the Powhatan chief, is just eleven, but this astute young girl plays a fateful, peaceful role in the destinies of two peoples.

Drawing from the personal journals of John Smith, American Book Award winner Joseph Bruchac reveals an important chapter of history through the eyes of two legendary figures.

Pocahontas is used with the Paths of Exploration Middle School Supplement Unit 2 (Jamestown).

Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
ISBN: 9780152054656
Edition: 2005
Product: HMH200
Format: Paperback
Size: 5" x 7.5"
Pages: 175

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