William Bradford, Pilgrim Boy
Bradford Smith’s engaging and informative writing style draws readings into the life story of one of American history’s most dynamic characters. Young and old alike will enjoy this thoroughly researched and personable biography of the first Governor of Plymouth Plantation. Read about William Bradfor’s difficult childhood in England and see how he was being prepared by hardship and loss to face the challenges of his adult life. Bravely standing up to the corrupt authorities of his day, William Bradford chose to follow his conscience even when faced with losing everything dear to him. Bradford Smith has written one of the best children’s biographies available on this remarkable man. Pen and ink sketches by Robert Doremus enrich the text and will appeal to all.