Finding Providence

Finding Providence

The Story Of Roger Williams


Book - 1997
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It's 1635, and Mary and her family live in the Massachusetts Bay Colony where Mary's father, Roger Williams, is on trial for preaching what was then considered radical ideas about freedom and equality.When Roger is found guilty, he must escape and travel into the wilderness, where his only hope will be to find his friends the Narragansett Indians. Avi's account of how Roger Williams founded Providence, Rhode Island, is vividly brought to life by James Watling's evocative pictures.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1997
ISBN: 9780060252946
Branch Call Number: 974.5 WIL
Characteristics: 46 p
Additional Contributors: Watling, James


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whiteshadow13 Apr 03, 2012

After being forced to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Roger Williams travels south and, with the help of the Narragansett Indians, founds Providence, Rhode Island.


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