The Double Life of Pocahontas

The Double Life of Pocahontas

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Overview

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.

"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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"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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780698119352
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/01/2002
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 218,483
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.26(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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