Christopher Columbus: New World Explorer or Fortune Hunter?

Christopher Columbus: New World Explorer or Fortune Hunter?

by Jessica Gunderson

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Christopher Columbus: New World Explorer or Fortune Hunter? by Jessica Gunderson

Great explorer and sailor. Hungry for riches and gold. Views about Christopher Columbus have changed over time. But who was the real Christopher Columbus? Explore Columbus's life throughout his journeys to the New World. Then decide for yourself whether he was a hero or villain.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476534060
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Fact Finders: Perspectives on History Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,198,696
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

Table of Contents

Who was Christopher Columbus? — Sailing dreams — Journey to the unknown — The lure of gold — Trouble in the colonies — Columbus' legacy.

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