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My name is Pocahontas

by Accorsi, William.

Format: Print Book 1992
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Children Non Fiction J 92 Pocahontas
Location  C.C. Mellor Memorial Library
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 92 Pocahontas
 
 
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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