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Answer Key for This Hunt
November #3
1. William Bradford; 2. Little Bighorn; 3. tea; 4. Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey; 5. a shell.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Who was governor of Plymouth Colony when the Pilgrims and Indians celebrated Thanksgiving in 1621?
2. Sitting Bull was a famous Indian chief. For which battle is Sitting Bull best known?
3. The island of Sri Lanka (pronounced sree-LAHN-kuh), which is near India, is most famous for which crop?
4. The Caldecott Medal is given each year to the best-illustrated children's book. Which book won the Caldecott Medal in 1942?
5. Did you know that a turtle has a carapace (pronounced KAHR-uh-pace)? What is a carapace?

 

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