Christopher Newport: Jamestown Explorer

  • Overview
  • Details
  • Author
  • More About This Book
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.
ISBN: 9781455617524
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Virginia
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)
Sharon K. Solomon spent thirty-five years working as an elementary-reading specialist in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, before migrating south and retiring in Lansdowne, Virginia. Solomon began writing children's books in her final years as an educator and has continued to write in a variety of children's genres, including plays, picture books, early chapter books, and middle-grade fiction and historical fiction. Solomon is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and of a local writing critique group in Lansdowne, Virginia, where she currently resides. She received her BA in elementary education from Pennsylvania State University and MA in education from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When she is not writing, she volunteers at the Loudoun Museum in Leesburg, Virginia, and tutors Spanish-speaking adults.
More About This Book