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Bruchac, Joseph.
Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2003.
IL 5-8, RL 5.3
ISBN 0152167374
Have any of you seen the Disney film about Pocahontas?  So you think you know her story?  Well, think again, my friends.  As with many movies, the facts are enhanced to make for a better story.  This is the real story of Pocahontas.  It begins when Pocahontas is 11 years old.  She is the daughter of the Powhatan chief and watches as Captain John Smith arrives.  The story is told in alternating chapters so we get to see the same events from Pochantas'  and Smith's viewpoints.
SUBJECTS:     Pocahontas, d. 1617 -- Fiction.
                        Powhatan Indians -- Fiction.
                        Smith, John, 1580-1631 -- Fiction.
                        Jamestown (Va.) -- History -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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