Fifty-six years before the pilgrims landed in New England, Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez founded the first North American city, St. Augustine. The Spanish and the native Timucua celebrated a thanksgiving meal on September 8, 1565.
The story of the real first thanksgiving and what the Spanish and the Florida natives most likely would have eaten that day offering their own specialties.
There are 55 excellent diagrams and color illustrations and pictures embellishing the story throughout the book.
48pps Ages 9-14.
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