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Christopher Newport: Jamestown Explorer

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Christopher Newport made history when he founded the first British colony in America. Discover how the young lad from Harwich, England, came to command three ships destined to reach the New World. This biography takes readers on Newport's adventures of the high seas, full of sword fights, exotic foods, and shipwrecks. Join him on the journey to America, the quest for the ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 27th 2013 by Pelican Publishing Company (first published February 15th 2013)
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Chris
Mar 09, 2015 Chris rated it liked it
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3.5 I've always had a fascination with the mysterious histories of Roanoke and Jamestown, even visiting each several times. This picture book tells the story of Christopher Newport - who after years of being a privateer (PIRATE!), was hired by the Virginia Company to be the commander of the three ships - the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery - which were to be the founders of the first permanent settlement in America: Jamestown. According to this, Captain John Smith was a passenger ...more
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Dec 27, 2014 The Library Lady rated it it was ok
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Odds are that if you don't live in Virgina you don't know much about Christopher Newport, but here in the 4th grade, when they're studying Virginia history, this will prove handy. Nice bright pictures, basic information. If you feel the need for a book on Newport, this is probably the only one out there--only one I've ever seen and it's adequate, but that's about all.
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