Voyage of the Half Moon
This series presents exciting historical novels that show the diversity and strength of our American culture. Each volume concludes with a short "Historical Postscript" that tells more about the real people depicted in the story, provides valuable background information on the era described, and lists other books on the subject suitable for young readers. Each book is reviewed for accuracy by a historical expert.
The year is 1609. Young John Hudson accompanies his father, explorer Henry Hudson, on the first trip by Europeans up the Hudson River. John befriends Etow, a Native American boy living along the river and struggles with his father's dependence upon a mutinous crew.