The Story of Columbus

by Gladys M. Imlach

Description:  Relates the story of Columbus from his early days in Genoa, Italy, dreaming of a life at sea, his daring plan, and its eventual acceptance by Ferdinand and Isabella, to his discovery of the New World, followed by subsequent voyages of exploration, and reverses of fortune. Emphasis on character traits that enabled Columbus to achieve what no other man dared, despite repeated struggles and disappointments.

Additional information:

Ages:  8-12
Length:  92 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback),
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-185-4
Genres:  World History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The Unexplored Seas
2. In Spain
3. Across the Ocean
4. San Salvador
5. Cuba and Hayti
6. The Return of the Adventurers

7. The Fate of the First Colonists
8. The Settlement at Isabella
9. Trouble in Hayti
10. The Third Voyage
11. The Fourth Voyage
12. The Death of Columbus

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