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Encounter
by Jane Yolen and David Shannon




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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. "Superlative storytelling".--Publisher's Weekly. Picture book.

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Overview

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. "Superlative storytelling".--Publisher's Weekly. Picture book.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780152013899
  • ISBN-10: 015201389X
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: September 1996
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.98 x 9.02 x 0.12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.38 pounds

Series: Voyager Books

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