Christopher Newport led an exciting and adventurous life. He was one of the first settlers in Jamestown and helped it survive. A master at sea, he commanded many voyages to and from England-and with only one arm! 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.