Flight of the Sparrow - Recommended Reading


The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity  by Jill Lepore


King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict by Eric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias 


The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England ​by Diane Rapaport


Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick


The Mayflower Papers: Selected Writings of Colonial New England by Nathaniel Philbrick and Thomas Philbrick


1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann


John Eliot's Mission to the Indians before King Philip's War by Richard W. Cogley


Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America by Virginia DeJohn Anderson


Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America by Kathleen M. Brown


Indians of the Nipmuck Country in Southern New England 1630-1750: A Historical Geography by Dennis A. Connole


Puritans at Play: Leisure and Recreation in Colonial New England by Bruce C. Daniels











​​Amy Belding Brown

I read dozens of books and articles while researching Flight of the Sparrow.  Here are just a few that I recommend: