Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "
About the Author
A versatile author of over 50 books for children--including the bestselling How Santa Got His Job--Stephen Krensky writes everything from picture books to novels, fantasy to realism, fiction to nonfiction. Being able to try so many different kinds of books has helped me stay enthusiastic about every book I write, he explains. Krensky lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his family. www.stephenkrensky.com.
Enlivened by attractive full-color artwork, including maps and a cutaway view of the ship, the straightforward account is a good choice at this reading level."--Booklist.