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Squanto and the miracle of Thanksgiving

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Experience the true story from American history about the spiritual roots and historical beginnings of Thanksgiving.

This entertaining and historical story shows that the actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian but God. In 1608, English traders came to Massachusetts and captured a twelve-year-old Indian, Squanto, and sold him into slavery. He was raised by Christians and taught faith in God. Ten years later he was sent home to America. Upon arrival, he learned an epidemic had wiped out his entire village. But God had plans for Squanto. God delivered a Thanksgiving miracle: an English-speaking Indian living in the exact place where the Pilgrims landed in a strange new world.

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Full title squanto and the miracle of thanksgiving
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Last Update 2018-05-27 23:11:12PM
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subject_facet Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Juvenile biography, Indians of North America -- Massachusetts. -- Biography, Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) -- Juvenile literature, Squanto, Squanto -- Juvenile literature, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Day -- Juvenile literature, Wampanoag Indians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Wampanoag Indians. -- Biography
title_display Squanto and the miracle of Thanksgiving
title_full Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving, Squanto and the miracle of Thanksgiving / Eric Metaxas ; illustrated by Shannon Stirnweis
title_short Squanto and the miracle of Thanksgiving
topic_facet Indians of North America, Juvenile Nonfiction, Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony), Religion & Spirituality, Squanto, Thanksgiving Day, Wampanoag Indians