Encounter

By Yolen, Jane & Shannon, David

Publishers Summary:
A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492.

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ISBN
978-0-15225-962-4
Publisher
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1992.


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 1992

Gr 2-5 Readers weary of materials celebrating Columbus and his voyages will be refreshed and intrigued by this thought-provoking picture book. The imaginative story examines the first meeting between Columbus and the indigenous peoples of San Salvador (the Taino) through the eyes of a young native boy. The unnamed narrator has been warned in an ominous dream that the strangers may bring trouble to his people. His concerns are ignored, however, and th...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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