Double Life of Pocahontas

double life of pocahontas fritz

In a story that is as gripping as it is historical, Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz reveals the true life of Pocahontas. Though at first permitted to move freely between the Indian and the white worlds, Pocahontas was eventually torn between her new life and the culture that shaped her.---from the publisher

96 pages                        978-0698119352                    Ages 8-12

Keywords:  Native Americans, girls and women, biography, diversity, diverse books, Diversity: Self Image, American history, narrative nonfiction, 17th century, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old

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Other Reviews:

"This book dispels myths and describes with immediacy the life of a girl whose active conscience made her a pawn, exploited by her own people and the white world." —Publishers Weekly

"Jean Fritz removes the romantic varnish from the legend and turns history into engrossing reality." —The New Yorker

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