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My name is Pocahontas

by Accorsi, William.

Format: Print Book 1992
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Non Fiction CHECKED OUT
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
The Indian princess describes meeting John Smith and the other English colonists and eventually traveling to England to discover more about their culture.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "``My name is Pocahontas,''comma per eed begins this picture book interpretation of a near mythic Native American's life. Though sculptor/designer Accorsi's lustrous, primitive paintings have considerable child appeal, the accompanying text is often wordy, artificial (`` `But no, wait! They intend to kill him!' '') and sentimental (``Today, Pocahontas, the `first lady' of Native Americans, is remembered for her kindness and love for all people''). Younger elementary school kids might find enough information for reports here--the salient particulars are included--yet the first-person narrative might give the impression of reading an actual autobiography. The book's design also limits its usefulness: the text is too long and the typeface too dark for a harmonious package; it overpowers the open, light-toned illustrations. Though many more books are needed on Native American history, this one misses the mark. Ages 4-8. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Pocahontas, -- -1617.
Pocahontas, -- -1617 -- Juvenile literature.
Powhatan Indians -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Powhatan women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :Holiday House,1992
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
ISBN 0823409325 :
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