Caleb’s Crossing

Friday, June 1, 2012
Geraldine Brooks
Caleb’s Crossing

Caleb’s Crossing is a fictionalized account of the first Native American graduate of Harvard College.  Caleb is the son of a chieftain of the Wampanoag Tribe on Martha’s Vineyard.  The story is told through the eyes of Bethia whose father is the Great Harbor minister.  I found the book a fascinating account of life in the 17th century as well as the settlement of Martha’s Vineyard.  Check our catalog

Laura G., Youth Services

 

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