Berger, Josef et al. American Heritage Junior Library.
Discoverers of the New World
, Mahwah, New Jersey: Troll Associates. Very good overall coverage of the period with some really wonderful illustrations.
Boswell, Victor. “Our Vegetable Travelers,”
National Geographic Magazine
, Vol. 96, No. 2, 145-217, August, 1949. A truly fascinating account of the origins of many vegetables, including the vegetables the Europeans were introduced to by the New World natives.
Copeland, Peter F.
Columbus Discovers America Coloring Book
, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1988. Like most Dover works, a fascinating teaching tool. Fun for the students, and good for learning.
, Vol. 20, No. 1, September, 1991. The magazine is devoted to Columbus and his voyages. It includes a wonderful myth of the Taino Indians and the Spaniards.
Super Think, Strategies for Asking Thought Provoking Questions
, San Luis Obispo: Dandy Lion Publications, 1982. Good resource for teachers to help students formulate good questions for independent research.
“Legacy of Columbus,” ed.
Cobblestone, The History Magazine for Young People
, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 1992. The whole magazine is devoted to the encounter and has many fascinating articles.
Sorre, Lucio, M.
Christopher Columbus, His Gastronomic Persona
, Phileas Society, Columbus Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Nov. 11, 1989. An interesting account of the provisioning and foods of the time.
PBS Video tape of “Columbus and the Age of Discovery.”