To celebrate the United States holiday of Thanksgiving, we’re featuring the products we currently have in our catalog that cover the Pilgrims, their colony Plymouth, and the first recorded Thanksgiving feast that was held in 1621 that led to our national tradition.
Pilgrims, Plymouth, and Thanksgiving
"Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and as one small candle may light a thousand, so the life here kindled hath shown unto many, yea, in some sort, to our whole nation." — William Bradford, Governor of Plymouth Colony in Of Plymouth Plantation
A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony (New Edition Thirtieth Anniversary, Paperback)
"One of the finest pieces of local history that I have read in years....Because Demos writes a clear, terse, flowing prose, his book will be a delight to the general reader as well as the scholar....[His] portrait of family life is captivating." — Saturday Review
Of People is part of the overall English 7 curriculum from A Beka.
"In this lively, authoritative, and above all inspiring introduction to American history, Boorstin focuses on people, recounting how men and women, fired by heart and spirit, traveled from all corners of the globe to America and became its people. A tribute to America's shared heritage, The Landmark History of the American People is itself a heritage that every family will want to share, again and again." — Sonlight Curriculum, Publisher
Dearest Dorothy's spunk and prayers continue to hold everyone together in the small Illinois town of Partonville.