Ruth of Boston: A Story of the Massachusetts Bay Colony cover

Ruth of Boston: A Story of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

James Otis (1848-1912)

1. Section 01
2. Section 02
3. Section 03
4. Section 04
5. Section 05
6. Section 06
7. Section 07
8. Section 08
9. Section 09
10. Section 10
11. Section 11
12. Section 12
13. Section 13
14. Section 14
15. Section 15
16. Section 16

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Summary

James Otis wrote a series of books depicting life in the new colonies, written from a child’s point of view. Ruth of Boston is the story of 12 year old Ruth, coming from London to live in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It gives accounts of what a girl’s daily life might have been like during the beginnings of this colony.

Reviews

Paula

- Most Enjoyable

This is a lovely book that takes you into the life a girl in 1630 as she experiences the harsh times she lives in. Written as a journal you are taken through a series of events and learn about the settlement and how she works in the home. You are taken on a journey that makes you feel you are there seeing and learning how to make things like soap, thread from flax and much more. A most enjoyable book that would be good for both child and adult to listen to or read.