- Package Weight: about 1.3 pounds.
Product DescriptionThe award-winning author of A Yellow Raft in Blue Water presents a tale based on an entry in the diary of Christopher Columbus. In alternating chapters, Morning Girl, a twelve-year-old Taino, and her younger brother, Star Boy, vividly recreate life on a Bahamian island in 1492 - a life that is rich, complex, and soon to be threatened. In Morning Girl's last narrative, she witnesses the arrival of the first Europeans to her world.
For ages 8 to 11.
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(From the Historical Fiction shelf.)