Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
When Christopher Columbus was young, he worked for his father making cloth. But he did not want to be a cloth-maker all his life. He
wanted to see new lands and have adventures. He wanted to be a sailor! By the time he was 25, Christopher had sailed to France, Africa, and Greece. He had seen strange cities and had many adventures. But his greatest adventure would come when he set out for China and found a whole new world instead.
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George Washington grew up in the English colony of Virginia. He was tall and strong, fair in judgment, and respected by his friends as agood leader. As he grew older, George saw how England took advantage...