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Look Inside | Teacher’s Guide
Jul 24, 2001
| ISBN 9780375812101
| 6-9 years
Apr 25, 2012
| ISBN 9780307814944
| 6-9 years
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Jul 24, 2001 | ISBN 9780375812101 | 6-9 years
Apr 25, 2012 | ISBN 9780307814944 | 6-9 years
When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. Hewanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a sailor! By the time he was 25, Christopher had sailed to France, Africa, and Greece. He had seen strange cities and had many adventures. But his greatest adventure would come when he set out for China and found a whole new world instead.
Schoolchildren will be fascinated by this clear account of Columbus’s voyages and his encounters with storms, Indians, and political intrigue. A map of the world in Columbus’s time and a detailed drawing of the Santa Maria add depth to this exciting, real-life adventure tale.
James Tertius de Kay is a naval historian and the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian, which was praised by the New York Times… More about James T. de Kay
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