Christopher Newport by Sharon K. Solomon
Jamestown Explorer

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Journey to the new world with a privateer! Christopher Newport made history when he founded the first British colony in America. This biography takes young readers through Newport's exciting adventures on the high seas as a privateer-full of sword fights, pirates, exotic foods, and shipwrecks-to his landing in Jamestown.

 

About Sharon K. Solomon

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SHARON SOLOMON is a retired elementary reading specialist with an MA in education from Temple University. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Dan Bridy is an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer whose career spans more than thirty-five years. He has worked for major design studios, advertising agencies, and the Rainbow Grinder, an art studio he co-founded. He has also illustrated children's books, designed murals for museums, and created fine art. An avid sports fan and music aficionado, Bridy lives with his wife, Lorraine, in Pittsburgh, where he is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators.
 
Published February 27, 2013 by Pelican Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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