When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, what he discovered were the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boy's point of view, this is a story of how the boy tried to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seemed more interested in golden ornaments than friendship. Years later the boy, now an old man, looks back at the destruction of his people and their culture by the colonizers.
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Size: 10.98h x 9.02w x 0.12d
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/23/1996
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 6313 / Encounter
Reading Level: 4.2 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5