Pocahontas A Princess Betrayed by Caroline Corby
  

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Pocahontas A Princess Betrayed by Caroline Corby

Pocahontas: A Princess Betrayed tells the thrilling story of a young Native American girl who saved the first English colony in Virginia and shaped the destiny of her people forever. There was a prophesy talked of amongst the Native Americans of Virginia - a prophesy that one day a nation would spring from a certain spot on Chesapeake Bay and destroy them. When ships land there in April 1607, Chief Powhatan wants the intruders killed - and when their leader, John Smith, is captured, he orders his execution. But Pocahontas bravely intervenes and persuades her father to befriend the foreigners, learning English to act as translator and helping the newcomers survive the bitter winters in the strange land. But are they to be trusted or will the prophecy come true? Pocahontas learns that bringing two cultures together comes at a cost in this exciting addition to the Before They Were Famous series.

About the Author

Caroline Corby is a debut author - Boudica: The Secrets of the Druids and Cleopatra: Escape Down the Nile are her very first books. She is now a full-time writer and also sits as a magistrate; previously she had a successful career in banking. Caroline has three daughters aged nine, eleven and thirteen and lives in London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
208 pages
Interest Age: 9 years +

Author

Caroline Corby
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th July 2009

ISBN

9781406313734


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