An Annotated Bibliography of Juvenile Literature on Virginia India
Illustrated by Tony Capparelli. Includes index, 101 pp.; illus. Original edition: New York, Dell, 1987.
Andrews, Mary (Evans)
Reveals, through focus on the daily routines and issues of the day, what life was like in colonial Jamestown. Illustrated by Russell Hoover, 96 pp.; illus.
A history of Virginia for young people, illustrated by Harry Roth. "Good Books about Virginians": 227-28. Colonial period chronology: 229-43. Includes index, Vi, 250 pp.; illus.
A "simple biography." Illustrated by Christine Powers. Also produced on sound cassette 32 pp.; col. illus.
Campbell, Elizabeth A.
X, 86 pp.;illus. Describes the founding of Jamestown. Illustrated by William Sauts Bock.
Relates the incident in the life of Matoax, also known as Pocahontas, in which she saves John Smith from death. Illustrated by Gerald Wood. British edition: London, Macdonald, 1987.
Illustrated by Manning de V. Lee.
Chesterfield County (Va.) Public Schools.
75 leaves; illus., maps, bibliography: 66.
Collier, Christopher, and James Lincoln Collier
Discusses the circumstances surrounding English colonization of Virginia and the evolution of slavery in that colony.
Cooke, John Esten
A collection of histories for children; 337 pp.; front.illus., plates, portraits.
Illustrated by Tran Mawicke, 72 pp.; illus. (part col.)
Fishwick, Marshall William.
151 pp.; illus., portraits (part col.)
Fox, Joseph L.
Bibliography: 144-46. Includes index, 150 pp.; illus., map, portraits.
A biography of the Indian princess, emphasizing her life-long adulation of John Smith and the roles she played in two very different cultures. Illustrations by Ed Young. Bibliography: 92-94. Includes index, 96 pp.; illus. Various reprints, including New York: Trumpet Club, 1991. Also produced on sound cassette.
Visits such Virginia landmarks as Jamestown, Williamsburg, Richmond, Mount Vernon, and Civil War sites, 127 pp.; illus., maps.
Gerson, Noel Bertram
Maps and drawings by Barry Martin. Bibliography: 187, 192 pp.; illus., map.
Gleiter, Jan, and Kathleen Thompson
A biography of the Powhatan Indian woman who befriended the English settlers at Jamestown and helped maintain peace between her tribe and the colonists.
Illustrated by Deborah L. Chabrian, 32 pp.; col. illus. Various reprints, including Austin, Tex.: Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, 1991 and 1995. Also produced on sound cassette.
Examines the life of Pocahontas and her contact with English settlers, especially John Smith.
Graves, Charles Parlin
A biography of the seaman and explorer who helped settle Jamestown and who charted and sailed the New England coastline for England. Illustrated by Al Fiorentino, 96 pp.; col. illus. Reprint: Junior World Explorers [series], New York, Chelsea House Publishers, 1991.
A brief biography of the Indian princess who saved John Smith from death at the hands of her father, and later was very helpful to the colonists at Jamestown. Includes index, 45 pp.; col. illus.
Hanes, Mari Dunagan
The story of the Indian woman who captivated the heart of John Smith and was converted to Christianity. Illustrated by David Danz, 150 pp.,illus.
Hanff, Helene, and Eddie Chan
Text by Helene Hanff; pictures by Eddie Chan.
Holmes, Mary Z.
Fiction. Illustrated by Geri Strigenz, 48 pp.; col. illus. Having lived in Virginia for six years since 1622, Katherine does not want to leave her family's tobacco plantation after learning of her betrothal to an English heir.
On cover: The story of old Jamestown in words and pictures. Illustrated by F. Richard Vranian.  pp.; illus.
1994 "Jamestown." Cobblestone, the History Magazine for Young People 15, no. 4 (April 1994).
Describes the founding of Jamestown and the struggle of the colonists to survive. The effects the English had on the native peoples and the roots of slavery in the New World are discussed. Bibliography: 44-45, illus., map. 48 pp. (special issue)
1992 Jamestown Children's Activity Book. Gettysburg, Pa.: Thomas Publications.
A cooperative effort of Jamestown Settlement and Colonial National Historical Park, with original artwork by Shawn Heiges. Includes bibliographical references, 40 pp. illus.
Jamestown Foundation (Va.)
5 items in a kit, including maps.
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Education Department
Bibliography: .  leaves; illus.
A brief account of the life of the Indian princess who befriended Captain John Smith and the English settlers of Jamestown. Illustrated by Allan Eitzen, 47 pp.; illus. Also produced on a sound cassette narrated by Peter Thomas, with a teacher's guide.
Biographies include "Powhatan and the Settlers at Jamestown." 109 pp.; illus.
Kay, Alan N.
Bibliography: 53-54, 56 pp.; illus.
Knight, James E.
Two English children are told the story of their grandfather's experiences as one of the original Jamestown colonists of 1607. Illustrated by David Wenzel, 32 pp. illus. Also produced on sound cassette.
Latham, Jean Lee
In 1607 a fifteen-year-old boy joins the expeditionary force that hopes to establish a permanent English colony in Virginia. [Fiction.] Pictures by Jacob Landau, 246 pp.; illus.
Text adapted by John Logan. Illustrated by Dan Siculan, Unpaged; illus.
Nee, Kay Bonner.
A biography of the Algonquian chief who assured the survival of the Jamestown colonists and is remembered as the builder of the Powhatan Confederacy of Indian tribes. 60 pp.; illus.
Norfolk County (Va.) Public Schools.
Bound volumes contain original samples of student assignments from Norfolk County Schools. (Norfolk County later became part of the city of Chesapeake.) Contents: Grades 1 and 2; Grades 5 and 6; Grades 10 and 11; Stenography [and] Typewriting. 4 vols., illus.
In the early seventeenth century, Serena Lynn, determined to be with the man she has loved since childhood, travels to the New World and comes to know Pocahontas and the hardships of colonial life. Illustrated by Ted Lewin, 227 pp.; map.
Also, Fawcett-Juniper ed., New York, Ballantine Books, 1989. German translation: Serena und der Schlangenring, translated by Anja Asmus; Cham, Switzerland: Mčller Rčschlikon Verlags, 1992.
Old Dominion Pilgrimage Committee
Otis, James [pseud.]
Parker, Lois M.
A history of the early years of Jamestown, with narrative of the lives of its inhabitants. 96 pp.
Pearson, Jim, and Bryna Watkins
Includes bibliographical references. 56 pp.; illus.
Prolman, MarilynG1969 The Story of Jamestown. Cornerstones of Freedom. Children's Press: Chicago.
A brief account of the history of Jamestown. Illustrated by Chuck Mitchell, 31 pp.; illus. (part col.)
Raphael, Elaine, and Don Bolognese
Fiction. 168 pp.
Rountree, Helen C.
Biography and social customs of Pocahontas as a young woman.
Near Jamestown in 1622, a young English boy and the son of a Powhatan Indian chief find themselves caught up in the growing animosity between their peoples. Bibliographical references: 173-75, 175 pp.
Includes index, 30 pp.; col. illus.
A biography of the seventeenth-century Indian princess whose friendship toward the English settlers at Jamestown was a key factor in making the colony a success. Illustrated by David Wenzel. Also produced on a sound cassette with a teacher's guide.
Scrofani, E. Robert, and Robert Tideman
A geography and economics unit for high school students that uses two dissimilar places to examine the question of where humans choose to locate and why. (80 pp)
The author was the first woman member of the Board of English Commissioners and is a good storyteller. She tells the story of Pocahontas' childhood and friendship with Captain John Smith with simple directness. The book, written is 1946, depicts Pocahontas as saving Captain John Smith's life and adopting him. Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas' father, is characterized as a cruel man who didn't like the English men with pale faces. Illustrated by Charles V. John, 192 pp.
Smith, C. Carter
Describes the founding of Jamestown and the struggle of the colonists to survive in the New World. Bibliographical references: 64. Includes index, 64 pp.; illus. (some col.), maps
Stewart, Pat Ronson
Tells the story of the Powhatan Indian woman whose influence contributed to the success of the Jamestown settlement.
Traces the history of colonial Virginia from the first settlement at Jamestown to the War for Independence in 1776. Bibliography: -125, 136 pp.; illus., facsims., maps., portraits.
U.S. National Park Service
Bibliography: 10, 10 pp.; illus.
19? Jamestown, a Beginning: Teacher Resource Guide. Edited by Sandy Groves.
Bibliography: 101-3, 103 pp.
1985? Jamestown Archeology. Yorktown, Va.: The Service. Bibliography: 14. 14 pp.;
illus., map, forms.
1976 Virginia Indian Life. Washington: GPO, for Colonial National Historical Park
Bibliography: 9, 9 pp; illus.
1948 Three Ships Come Sailing: A Child's Story of Our Country's Birthplace, Jamestown in Virginia. Dietz Press: Richmond
Pictures by Elmo Jones, 34 pp.; illus., maps.
Watson, Virginia, and Karla Dougherty
Illustrated by George Wharton Edwards, 208 pp.; illus. Originally titled The Princess Pocahontas.
Wellman, Manly Wade
Fiction, 194 pp.
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