The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland's Good Fortune
The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland's Good Fortune
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The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland's Good Fortune

Written and illustrated by P. J. Lynch
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$17.99
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6 - 10
Reading age
64
Page count
103
Words per page
~860L
Lexile measure
Sep 22, 2015
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In the first book he has both written and illustrated, master artist P.J. Lynch brings a Mayflower voyager’s story to vivid life. At a young age, John Howland learned what it meant to take advantage of an opportunity. Leaving the docks of London on the Mayflower as an indentured servant to Pilgrim John Carver, John Howland little knew that he was embarking on the adventure of a lifetime. By his great good fortune, John survived falling overboard on the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, and he earned his keep ashore by helping to scout a safe harbor and landing site for his bedraggled and ill shipmates. Would his luck continue to hold amid the dangers and adversity of the Pilgrims’ lives in New England? John Howland’s tale is masterfully told in his own voice, bringing an immediacy and young perspective to the oft-told Pilgrims’ story. P.J. Lynch captures this pivotal moment in American history in precise and exquisite detail, from the light on the froth of a breaking wave to the questioning voice of a teen in a new world.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780763665845
    Publication Date
    September 22, 2015
    Publisher
    Candlewick Press
    Page Count
    64
    Words Per Page
    103.359375
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 10 years
    Est. Lexile® Level
    ~860L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~T
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    1
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    177170
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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