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When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, what he discovered were the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boys point of view, this is a story of how the boy tried to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seemed more interested in golden ornaments than friendship. Years later the boy, now an old man, looks back at the destruction of his people and their culture by the colonizers.

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When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, he discovered the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boy's point of view, this story traces how the youth tries to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seem more interested in golden treasures than friendship.

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Jane Yolen is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written hundreds of books for adults and children and has won numerous awards. She and her husband divide their time between Massachussetts and Scotland.
 
 
DAVID SHANNON is the illustrator of many successful picture books, including How I Became a Pirate. His numerous awards include a Caldecott Honor for No, David! He lives in Burbank, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152013899
Author:
Shannon, David
Author:
Shannon, David
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
West Indies
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
People & Places - Other
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Columbus, christopher, 1451-1506
Subject:
Historical - Exploration & Discoveries
Subject:
Taino Indians
Subject:
Indians of the West Indies
Subject:
Indians of the West Indies -- Fiction.
Subject:
Taino Indians -- Fiction.
Subject:
Historical / Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Exploration and Discovery
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
no. 22
Publication Date:
September 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 9 in 0.37 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, he discovered the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boy's point of view, this story traces how the youth tries to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seem more interested in golden treasures than friendship.

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