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Written in a diary format, this mesmerizing tale brings to life the story of Columbus' voyage, as seen through the eyes of a young boy. Conrad is the award-winning author of "Stone Words, Prairie Songs, " and "Prairie Visions."
Multifaceted author Pam Conrad wrote picture books, beginning reader books, and young adult novels. She attended Hofstra University and the New School for Social Research. Conrad is well known for her picture book THE TUB PEOPLE, about a family of toys who rejoice in the return of a missing member. Some of her young adult novels include WHAT I DID FOR ROMAN and HOLDING ME HERE. Conrad also wrote nonfiction, including PRAIRIE VISIONS: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SOLOMON BUTCHER, the true story of a traveling photographer who photographed frontier families in Nebraska.
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A fictional journal that tells the story of one of the young "ships boys" who sailed with Christopher Columbus. Historical facts about the historic journey are presented alongside fictional material. Illustrated with line drawings and maps.
Pedro signs on with Columbus and recounts in a journal his adventures as they sail west across the ocean.