Christopher Columbus

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Steck-Vaughn, Jan 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
True stories of true legends Legendary figures triumph over tough challenges in these brief biographies. Beginning readers learn about favorite heroes and heroines in books they can read for themselves.He set out for the Indies, but found the NewWorld. Christopher Columbus conquered mutinous sailors, hostile natives, and doubt to become Admiral of the Ocean Sea.

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Contents

Section 1
8
Section 2
15
Section 3
25

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About the author (1995)

Jan Gleiter was born in Wisconsin but grew up in Northern Virginia. She began writing children's books in the 1980s and branched out into adult fiction in the mid-90s. She lives in Chicago, Illinois, and currently works in the field of educational publishing. Some of her works include: Seaside Adventure; Simon Bolivar; Benito Juarez and Lie Down with Dogs.

Thompson is the editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Black Women. She has worked the past twenty years in education and publishing. She was also cofounder of a Chicago educational development house, Sense and Nonsense, Inc.

Whipple recieved a B.F.A. in Graphic Design from Wichita State University . He worked for several prestigious art studios before becoming a freelancer. In his twenty-five year career, Rick has worked in every area of illustration - advertising, editorial, book, and institutional. He specializes in depictions of people, but will take on almost any subject.

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