The Mooring Tree

By Gertrude Robinson
Level 7

Silas Ware and his son, Jason, had planned to sail to the New World together to claim the land granted to them in the Jamestown settlement. But when his father is wrongfully imprisoned, young Jason must embark upon the long and lonely journey without him. Upon arrival, the settlers are shocked to find Jamestown mysteriously deserted! While the others lose all hope, Jason remains steadfast. With help from some new friends, Jason is determined to build the life that he and his father dreamed of, hopeful that they will one day be reunited.

This book is a suggested read-aloud for The Good and the Beautiful History Year 2 Course.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region North America
Period 17th Century
Genre Historical Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library Yes
  • In The Good and the Beautiful Library
  • 4.5 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 5 Literary Value
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