Bulla, Clyde Robert.
Pocahontas and the strangers
. New York: Harper & Row, 1971. This is a fictionalized version written for children 25 years ago.
D’Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar.
. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,1946. Beautifully illustrated although native clothing may be stereotype. Biography is partly a fictionalized version of z the familiar story but it is well written.
Feest, Christian F. The
. New York: Chelsea House, 1990. Nonfiction account of the history of the Powhatan people. Written for 5th to 8th graders.
The double life of Pocahontas
. New York: G.P.Putnam’s sons. 1983. This is a well researched biography was written for upper elementary students. It is short and easy to read but includes most of the important milestones of her life.
Gleiter, Jan and Kathleen Thompson.
. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1995. Another easy to read biography which includes mention of her life in England and the existence of her son.
Pocahontas: daughter of a chief
. Chicago: Children’s Press, 1988. Well done biography using some original illustrations. It is easy to read and includes most of the pertinent facts.
Indian friends and foes: a baker’s dozen portraits frpm Pocahontas to Geronimo
. (pp. 3 17). New York: David McKay Co., Inc., 1958.
Pocahontas: Powhatan peacemaker
. New York: Chelsea House, 1993. A substantial volume written for upper primary and middle school using many historical paintings and drawings.
Pocahontas: girl of Jamestown
. Mahwah, N.J.: Troll Associates, 1978. This is a very simplistic version of the famous story but includes her days in England as well as her son’s subsequent return to Virginia.
. Racine, Wisconsin: Western Publishing Co., Inc., 1995.
Pocahontas and Captain John Smith: the story of the Virginia Colony
. New York: Random House, 1950.
Martin, Patricia Miles.
. illustrated by Portia Takakjian. New York: G.P. Put nam’s Sons, 1964. This is an easy to read story biography which sticks quite close to the true story and doesn’t glorify the questionable story of Pocahontas saving John Smith’s life.
Stevens, William Oliver.
Famous Women of America
. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1963. (pp 2 6). Pocahontas’ story is one of a collection of brief biographies about women who have an impact on the history of our country since the arrival of Europeans. (Also contains one about Sacajawea on pp. 60 64.) These stories have somewhat of a negative attitude toward Indians.