A boy who dreamed of sailing to faraway places
The captain of the Santa Maria, which was wrecked on a coral reef
An explorer who found the New World and never knew it
Learn all about Christopher Columbus’ early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies. Kids will read about why he called himself the "Great Admirald of the Seas" and learn of all his struggles to find finacial support for his voyage.
Who Was Christopher Columbus?
Age Range: 9 - 11
Page Count: 112