Meet Christopher Columbus

By James Tertius DeKay; John Edens (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375812101, 80pp.)

Publication Date: July 24, 2001

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Description
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 he set out for China and found a whole new world instead.



About the Author
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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