Christopher Columbus: Explorer and Colonist (Step into Reading) (Paperback)
Independent readers can learn about Columbus's fateful voyage in this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in history, revised from the original 1991 edition.
Christopher Columbus's landfall in what he thought were the "Indies" was full of surprises. This revised edition includes an author's note that provides context for readers about colonization, and shines a light on the fate of the Indigenous People whose land and livelihood were forever altered by Columbus's arrival. This History Reader recounts the events that paved the way for the establishment of the Americas.
Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.
About the Author
In addition to his Step into Reading books, Stephen Krensky has published more than 100 books of fiction and non-fiction including The Last Christmas Tree, illustrated by Pascal Campion and the Sydney Taylor Award winning, Hannukah at Valley Forge, illustrated by Greg Harlin. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with his wife, Joan.
"Enlivened by attractive full-color artwork, including maps and a cutaway view of the ship, the straightforward account is a good choice at this reading level." —Booklist.