Samuel Eaton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Boy

by Kate Waters

Paperback, 1993



Local notes

974.4 Wat





Scholastic Paperbacks (1993), 40 pages. $5.99 (2007).


Text and photographs follow a six-year-old Pilgrim boy through a busy day during the spring harvest in 1627: doing chores, getting to know his Wampanoag Indian neighbors, and spending time with his family.


Original language


Physical description

40 p.; 8.5 x 0.25 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member Hamburgerclan
This here's another picture book on life in the Plymouth Colony in 1627. This one follows the day of a boy, seven-year-old Samuel Eaton. It's a big day for Samuel--the first day he's allowed to work with the men as his father and a neighbor harvest their rye crop. Of course, that's not the selling
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point of the book. The main appeal of the volume is the phototgraphs of the Plimouth Plantation reenactment that show readers what life back then probably looked like. It's a nice little book, worth checking out if you want a quick history lesson for you or your young'un.
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LibraryThing member marybetha
This is a picturesque book about a young boy named Samuel Eaton who is going to help out on his first harvest of the wheat. It takes him through his day from start to finish. It is told through the eyes of the boy. It is also a reenactment of what would have transpired in the 1620's. It takes place
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on Plymouth Plantation.. Colorful photographs add to the authenticity of this book.
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