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ANDREW HAS grown up near the Plymouth docks hearing the sailors talk about America. Knowing that Andrew's heart is set on going to the new world, his father sends him up to London to serve as page in the house of Walter Raleigh. In Queen Elizabeth's court, Raleigh's the strongest voice in favor of fighting with Spain for a position in the New World, and everyone knows that it's just a matter of time before Her Majesty agrees to an expedition. Can Andrew prove himself fit to go on an expedition to the New World?

Meticulously researched and brilliantly crafted, combining fictional characters with historical, Andrew's tale offers up a vivid look at the cloakand- dagger politics of the time and a genuine feel for what it must have been like for the first Europeans to set foot on the beautiful, bountiful, savage shores of America.

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Synopsis:

Meticulously researched, this tale by a Newbery Honor author offers a vivid look at the cloak-and-dagger politics of Elizabethan England, and gives a genuine feel for what it must have been like for the first Europeans to set foot on the shores of America.

About the Author

Alan Armstrong's first book, Whittington, was awarded the Newbery Honor in 2006. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Martha, a painter.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375833205
Author:
Armstrong, Alan
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Illustrator:
Jessell, Tim
Author:
Jessell, Tim
Author:
Armstrong, Alan
Subject:
Historical - Exploration & Discoveries
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Historical / Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Exploration and Discovery
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.50x5.10x.90 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
10-12

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