Thunder From the Clear Sky by Marcia Sewall

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Told from the perspectives of a Wampanoag brave and a Pilgrim settler, a story about what transpired when their cultures first met describes the misunderstandings and cultural clashes that eventually ignited King Phillip's War.
 

About Marcia Sewall

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Marcia Sewall is the author and illustrator of many award-winning books for children, including "Pilgrims of Plimoth, " winner of the 1986 "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Award for Nonfiction; "People of the Breaking Day; Thunder From the Clear Sky;" and, most recently, "Nickommoh!, " written by Jackie French Koller. She is a graduate of Brown University and has studied and taught at various art schools. She currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
Published October 30, 1995 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 64 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Sewall's love of New England and its history is expressed again in this account of the year 1675-76, a companion to The Pilgrims of Plimouth (1986) and People of the Breaking Day (1990).

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Sewall's love of New England and its history is expressed again in this account of the year 167576, a companion to The Pilgrims of Plimouth (1986) and People of the Breaking Day (1990).

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The follow-up to Pilgrims of Plimoth and People of the Breaking Day describes the evolving relations between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags as they head toward war in 1675.

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