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    The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation

    Anderson, M. T.

    The adventure continues! Dr. Trefusis accompanies Octavian as he flees to Boston, which is occupied by British forces. When Lord Dunmore offers freedom to slaves in return for their service against the revolution, will Octavian be tempted to join?.

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    The pox party

    Anderson, M. T.

    Octavian Nothing is raised by a group of rational philosophers known only by numbers. He and his mother are the only people in their household assigned names. Young Octavian begins to question the purpose behind his guardians' fanatical studies, but only after he dares to open a forbidden door does he learn the hideous nature of their experiments.

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    The Pox party

    Anderson, M. T.

    Various diaries, letters, and other manuscripts chronicle the experiences of Octavian, a young African American, from birth to age sixteen, as he is brought up as part of a science experiment in the years leading up to and during the Revolutionary War.

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    Witch child

    Rees, Celia.

    In 1659, fourteen-year-old Mary Newbury keeps a journal of her voyage from England to the New World and her experiences living as a witch in a community of Puritans near Salem, Massachusetts.

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    1621 : a new look at Thanksgiving

    Grace, Catherine O'Neill, 1950-

    Chronicles the events of the first Thanksgiving and discusses how the holiday has changed throughout history.

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    Stranded at Plimoth Plantation, 1626

    Bowen, Gary.

    Based on historical accounts and records, recreates the journal of a 13-year-old orphan's experiences in the New England of 1626.

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    Henry and the cannons : an extraordinary true story of the American Revolution

    Brown, Don, 1949-

    Presents an illustrated account of how bookseller Henry Knox moved 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston during the Revolutionary War, helping Americans to make a pivotal victory.

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    The Mayflower Compact

    Armentrout, David, 1962-

    Examines the formation of the Mayflower Compact and its importance as the first written document of self-government in the new world and provides information on the early settlers and the reasons they left England as well as the struggles of the Plymouth Plantation.

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    The voyage of the Mayflower

    Lassieur, Allison.

    Presents a short history of the voyage of the Mayflower in 1620 written in graphic novel format, and focuses on the reasons why the Pilgrims came to the New World and how they started Plymouth Colony.

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    The colony of Massachusetts : a primary source history

    Miller, Jake, 1969-

    Tells the story of the Massachusetts Colony from its founding to the Revolutionary War and statehood, and includes contemporary maps and artwork.

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    Pilgrim voices : our first year in the New World

    Actual Pilgrim diaries are used to tell the dramatic story of the Mayflower journey, joys and sorrows in the new land and eventual Thanksgiving celebration.

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    The Massachusetts colony

    Somervill, Barbara A.

    Traces the history of Massachusetts from 8000 B.C. when hunter-gatherer clans traveled there, through more than 150 years as a European colony, to 1788 when it became the sixth state in the Union.

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    On the Mayflower : the voyage of the ship's apprentice and a passenger girl

    Waters, Kate.

    A twelve-year-old apprentice and a seven-year-old passenger experience the first voyage of the Mayflower.

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    Why did the pilgrims come to the New World : and other questions about the Plymouth Colony

    Waxman, Laura Hamilton.

    Discusses the who, what, where, when, why, and how of the Pilgrims arrival in the New World, describing why they left England, what challenges they encountered upon their arrival, and related topics. Includes instructions for a related activity, a time line, and additional resources.

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    The Mayflower

    Whitehurst, Susan.

    A color-illustrated look at life aboard the "Mayflower," describing the ship, the Pilgrims' food, sea storms, and other aspects of the voyage to America.

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    A Plymouth partnership : Pilgrims and native Americans

    Whitehurst, Susan.

    Examines the relationship between the Pilgrims who came to American on the "Mayflower" in 1620 and the Wampanoag Indians who lived in the area, looking at how the Native Americans helped the Englishmen survive in the wilderness.

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    Massachusetts : the history of Massachusetts colony, 1620-1776

    Wiener, Roberta, 1952-

    Presents a history of Massachusetts Colony, tracing the growth of the settlement from the 1620 landing of the Pilgrims to 1776, and includes detailed maps and a time line.

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    William Bradford : governor of Plymouth Colony

    Hering, Marianne.

    A biography of William Bradford, from his childhood and religious persecution in England to his years as the first governor of the Plymouth Colony.

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    Anne Hutchinson : religious leader

    Clark, Beth, 1967-

    A biography of the Puritan woman who was banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for disagreeing with the prevailing religious practices.

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    Cotton Mather : author, clergyman, and scholar

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Provides biographical information about colonial preacher, author, and scholar Cotton Mather, discussing his heritage, his religious beliefs, his role in the Salem witch trials, and other aspects of his life.

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    Increase Mather : clergyman and scholar

    Lutz, Norma Jean.

    Chronicles the life of seventeenth-century Massachusetts minister Increase Mather, who fought for the original Massachusetts Bay Colony charter, and served as president of Harvard College; also includes a glossary and colonial time line.

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    Squanto, 1585?-1622

    Hirschfelder, Arlene B.

    A biography of Squanto, a Patuxet Indian who served as translator to the Pilgrims of Plymouth in what is now Massachusetts and aided them in establishing a successful colony in the early 1600s.

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    Miles Standish : Plymouth Colony leader

    Miller, Susan Martins.

    Presents a biography of the courageous leader who arrived in America on the Mayflower and led the defense of Plymouth Colony.

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    John Winthrop : politician and statesman

    Connelly, Elizabeth Russell.

    Text and illustrations chronicle the life and achievements of seventeenth-century Puritan leader John Winthrop, who led the Massachusetts Bay Company and helped create America's public schools; also includes a glossary, chronology, colonial time line, and further reading list.

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    The ransom of Mercy Carter

    Cooney, Caroline B.

    In 1704, in the English settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts, eleven-year-old Mercy and her family and neighbors are captured by Mohawk Indians and their French allies, and forced to march through bitter cold to French Canada, where some adapt to new lives and some still hope to be ransomed.

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    Ghost Hawk

    Cooper, Susan, 1935-

    At the end of a winter-long journey into manhood, Little Hawk returns to find his village decimated by a white man's plague and soon, despite a fresh start, Little Hawk dies violently but his spirit remains trapped, seeing how his world changes.

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    A journey to the New World : the diary of Remember Patience Whipple

    Lasky, Kathryn.

    Twelve-year-old Mem presents a diary account of the trip she and her family made on the Mayflower in 1620 and their first year in the New World.

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    Love thy neighbor : the Tory diary of Prudence Emerson

    Turner, Ann Warren.

    In Green Marsh, Massachusetts, in 1774, thirteen-year-old Prudence keeps a diary of the troubles she and her family face as Tories surrounded by American patriots at the start of the American Revolution.

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    The sacrifice

    Duble, Kathleen Benner.

    Two sisters, aged ten and twelve, are accused of witchcraft in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1692 and await trial in a miserable prison while their mother desperately searches for some way to obtain their freedom.

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    The 13th floor : a ghost story

    Fleischman, Sid, 1920-

    When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative.

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    A killing in Plymouth Colony

    Hurst, Carol Otis.

    In Plymouth Colony in the 1630s, John continually disappoints his father, Governor William Bradford, during a difficult time as the colony faces its first murder and subsequent trial.

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    The whispering rod : a tale of old Massachusetts : a novel

    Kelley, Nancy, 1955-

    In 1659, fourteen-year-old Hannah Pryor is troubled by the persecution of Quakers by Puritan Boston's leading citizens, one of whom is her father, especially after learning of her deceased mother's friendship with a Quaker woman.

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    Weetamoo, heart of the Pocassets

    Smith, Patricia Clark.

    The 1653-1654 diary of a fourteen-year-old Pocasset Indian girl, destined to become a leader of her tribe, describes how her life changes with the seasons, after a ritual fast she undertakes, and with her tribe's interaction with the English "Coat-men" of the nearby Plymouth Colony.

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    Weetamoo, heart of the Pocassets

    Smith, Patricia Clark.

    The 1653-1654 diary of a fourteen-year-old Pocasset Indian girl, destined to become a leader of her tribe, describes how her life changes with the seasons, after a ritual fast she undertakes, and with her tribe's interaction with the English "Coat-men" of the nearby Plymouth Colony.

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    Second daughter : the story of a slave girl

    Walter, Mildred Pitts.

    Aissa, the teen-age fictional sister of Elizabeth Freeman, struggles against a system which declares that she is property and that she is to remain silent.

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