Young Christopher Columbus

Author/Illustrator: Eric Carpenter/John Himmelman
Publisher: Troll Associates
Publication Date: 1992
Genre: Biography
Audience: Gr. K-3

Overview: This is a brief overview of the life of Christopher Columbus and his important contributions to history.

Activity: Have students write a letter to the King and Queen of Spain as if they were Columbus, asking for permission to sail to the Indies. Include why they want to go, what they hope to find and what the King and Queen will get in return for helping.

Reviewer’s Name: Nikki Palmer