Christopher Columbus dreamed of being a man of the sea. He never lost sight of that dream. He did not give up, no matter what people said. He was a man with a vision. That vision led to the famous voyage to the New World. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.