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The Lost Voyage of John Cabot

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1498. Sebastian Cabot age fifteen, can only wait and wonder. His famous father has abandoned him at home in Bristol, England, but has taken the boy's older and younger brothers, Ludovico and Sancio, on his second voyage in search of the Asian mainland. On his first journey, sailing north across the Western Ocean in 1497, John Cabot had discovered the New Found Land. He returned to England a hero. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Five years earlier, Spain had given Christopher Columbus a similar welcome. He had found Asia, he claimed. And by a southern route.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Cabot was skeptical and set out to the north again to prove his old friend a fraud.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But silence followed.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Now, Sebastian and history are confronted with a tantalizing mystery. What has become of Cabot's second endeavor? Letters to the boy from fourteen-year-old Sancio tell of a fearsome storm and its aftermath. They, and the surprising climax to Sebastian's and Sancio's shared story, make for unforgettable voyaging.

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1498. Sebastian Cabot age fifteen, can only wait and wonder. His famous father has abandoned him at home in Bristol, England, but has taken the boy's older and younger brothers, Ludovico and Sancio, on his second voyage in search of the Asian mainland. On his first journey, sailing north across the Western Ocean in 1497, John Cabot had discovered the New Found Land. He returned to England a hero.

Five years earlier, Spain had given Christopher Columbus a similar welcome. He had found Asia, he claimed. And by a southern route.

Cabot was skeptical and set out to the north again to prove his old friend a fraud.

But silence followed.

Now, Sebastian and history are confronted with a tantalizing mystery. What has become of Cabot's second endeavor? Letters to the boy from fourteen-year-old Sancio tell of a fearsome storm and its aftermath. They, and the surprising climax to Sebastian's and Sancio's shared story, make for unforgettable voyaging.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Henry Garfieldandlt;/Bandgt; lives in Belfast, Maine, where he keeps a small sailboat for explorations of the coastal waters. He is the author of three mystery-andlt;BRandgt;suspense novels: andlt;Iandgt;Moondog, Room 13,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Tartabull's Throw,andlt;/Iandgt; and writes a regular column for villagesoup.com, an Internet newspaper in Maine. He is the great-great-grandson of President James A. Garfield, the last U.S. president born in a log cabin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416954606
Author:
Garfield, Henry
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Subject:
Historical - Exploration & Discoveries
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c jacket; black-and-white interior map
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 16.66 oz
Age Level:
13-17

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Product details 320 pages Atheneum Books for Young Readers - English 9781416954606 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 1498. Sebastian Cabot age fifteen, can only wait and wonder. His famous father has abandoned him at home in Bristol, England, but has taken the boy's older and younger brothers, Ludovico and Sancio, on his second voyage in search of the Asian mainland. On his first journey, sailing north across the Western Ocean in 1497, John Cabot had discovered the New Found Land. He returned to England a hero.

Five years earlier, Spain had given Christopher Columbus a similar welcome. He had found Asia, he claimed. And by a southern route.

Cabot was skeptical and set out to the north again to prove his old friend a fraud.

But silence followed.

Now, Sebastian and history are confronted with a tantalizing mystery. What has become of Cabot's second endeavor? Letters to the boy from fourteen-year-old Sancio tell of a fearsome storm and its aftermath. They, and the surprising climax to Sebastian's and Sancio's shared story, make for unforgettable voyaging.

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