A Study Guide for Improbable Connections: A Mayflower Story is available. Questions and prompts cover a wide range of topics and levels of thinking. An example of Study Guide questions is shown here.
Many things happened to Squanto that seemed unfair: he was kidnapped from his home; his family died before he returned home; other Native Americans mistrusted him on his return.
Are there things in your world that seem ‘unfair’ – either in your personal life or in broader society?
Rembrandt (Chapter 18)
2. Chapter 18 mentions of one of Rembrandt’s paintings, The Girl in a Picture Frame, which he completed in 1641. The painting is also known by the titles The Jewish Bride and The Girl in a Hat. Rembrandt was a prolific artist.
What are some of his other paintings?
What other artists were contemporary with Rembrandt?
What was the art style of the 1600s? Briefly describe it.
The Study Guide includes examples of responses.
The Study Guide is currently available by contacting the author, Ron Germaine, via email at