Christopher Columbus: Sailing to the New World (In the Footsteps of Explorers)

Publication Date: 1 Jan. 2005
Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN 9780778724452

Format: Paperback

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This book is intended for ages 8-14. Young readers will enjoy this sensitively written new book about Columbus; famous journey and the results of his interaction with the indigenous people he encountered. Its features include: full-colour maps of the journey; native American culture and customs before and after Columbus' arrival; the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria; the evolution of the world map; the duties and superstitions of the crew, as well as how they dealt with hardships; how the New World affected Spain's economy; and an authentic recipe.