The double life of Pocahontas

by Fritz, Jean.

Format: Print Book 1987
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J92 POCAHONTAS BIOGRAPHY
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
In an innovative look at one of American history's legendary heroines, Jean Fritz reveals the true story of Pocahontas, a woman trapped between two cultures.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Fans of Fritz's lively nonfiction will be disappointed that this audio adaptation falls a bit flat. Perhaps Hughes is fettered by the historically accurate style of Fritz's prose, which is smoothly crafted but lacks dramatic dialogue. Hughes is primarily cast in the role of narrator, having little actual character work available to her to add color. Overall, her reading, though pleasant, is placid and restrained. Some listeners may draw comparisons with the experience of hearing a not particularly dynamic elementary school teacher reading a book to the class: one can follow and enjoy the tale, but the reader doesn't bring much to the story other than to act as a conduit for the author's text. Ages 9-up. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Subjects Pocahontas, -- -1617 -- Juvenile literature.
Pocahontas, -- -1617.
Smith, John, -- 1580-1631.
Powhatan, -- approximately 1550-1618.
Powhatan women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Publisher New York, N.Y. :Puffin Books,1987
Language English
Notes Reprint. Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1983.
Includes index.
Description 96 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography Notes Bibliography: pages 92-94.
ISBN 0140322574 (pbk.) :
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