Synopses & Reviews
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. An IRA Teachers' Choice. An "American Bookseller" Pick of the Lists. Full color.
The Spanish-language edition of Encounter.
The Spanish-language edition ofEncounter.
About the Author
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.andnbsp;andnbsp;THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.DAVID SHANNON is the illustrator of many popular picture books, including How I Became a Pirate. His numerous awards include a Caldecott Honor for No, David! He lives in Burbank, California.