|Format:||Print Book 2007|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 5 copies|
In May of 1607, the first English colony on American soil was established in Virginia, at Jamestown. It became the home of Princess Pocahontas, the center of the new tobacco industry, the meeting place of America's first representative assembly, and fatefully the landing place of the first African slaves in America. Maps, time line, glossary, excerpts from original sources, source notes, index.
ContentsIntroduction : laying claim to the New World
The first day in the country called Virginia
A glorious possibility
Looking for gold
Facing the great chief
Powhatan's strange coronation
Fighting for food
Smith's last summer.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- 17th century
-- Juvenile literature.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Holiday House,2007
98 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.