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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. He
wanted 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
Paperback, 80 pages
Published July 24th 2001 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1968)
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The chapters are short, and the story is interesting enough to hold my 7 yo attention. The pictures in the chapters also help bring the story to life.
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Nov 08, 2013 Johannes Kristian rated it it was amazing
I really liked it. I like the size of the letters and wordage. It tells the story of Christopher Columbus in a picture book style but gives a considerable amount more information than a picture book!
Sep 09, 2009 Carolyne rated it liked it
what i learned from this book that i never knew before was that Christopher Columbus was a cloth maker and he was working for his father. Christopher Columbus didnt want to be a cloth maker. So he sailed to france, africa and greece. after all the sailing to different counrys he found a new land.
Jaeger Matthias
Sep 13, 2013 Jaeger Matthias rated it it was amazing
i like it. its good for ANYONE who wants to know about columbus!!!
BW Thresher
Sep 19, 2012 BW Thresher rated it it was amazing
I thougt it was a great book. I learned that Columbus had to wait 6 years to get an answer from Queen Isabella.
Jun 12, 2012 Emily rated it liked it
Read with my 7 year old who is fascinated with non-fiction books. It was interesting to learn more about Columbus.
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Really well done for young readers.
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James Tertius deKay is also 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. He lives in Stonington, Connecticut.
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