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Sarah's Journal

  • Age Range: 6-10
  • Grade: 2
  • Lexile: 560L
  • Guided Reading Level: M
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • Reading Level: 2.8
  • ISBN: 9781433355684
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 813
  • Pages: 28
Description
Readers will travel back to the year 1634 with Sarah's Journal. In this diary, Sarah records all of her thoughts as her family sails across the ocean to find a new home in Massachusetts. Sarah describes her worries and fears as her family has to live in destitute conditions and accept help from the Native Americans upon their arrival in the New World. Though the beginning of her family's settlement is uncertain, eventually a thriving community begins to grow in what will soon be America. This work of historical fiction will give young readers an idea of what it would have been like to be a child coming to the New World. Detailed illustrations and captivating journal entries will explain how new and different this was for all of the settlers.
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