William Penn: Quaker Hero

This book may be missing the Dust Jacket It does not have an ISBN.
William Penn Quaker Hero This book may be missing the Dust Jacket It does not have an ISBN

  • Title: William Penn: Quaker Hero
  • Author: Hildegarde Dolson Leonard Everett Fisher
  • ISBN: 9780394903989
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Library Binding
  • 1 thought on “William Penn: Quaker Hero”

    1. A short biography, written for young adults, about the life of William Penn, from his birth in 1644, his tumultuous relationship with his Navy Admiral father, how he became a Quaker, found love and acceptance about his new religion from his family, including his Dad, and finally, how he and his wife emigrated to America, and all the good that was accomplished here. Some of the book is quite amusing, like the trial Penn was once on in England, for the 'crime' of being a Quaker, in which the jury [...]

    2. We all enjoyed this book tremendously and had such neat discussions about William Penn and England/New England during this point in history. The author did a wonderful job of researching and included a lot of real quotes and bits from William Penn's life. The only one thing is occasionally, she painted Penn in sort of a "perfect" light, but overall, this was such a great title.

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