Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English soldier and explorer. He was, at times, a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I, including being named the captain of her personal guard. He was the organzier behind the attempt to colonize America then ended with the lost colony at Roanoke Island, NC. He also traveled to South America on multiple occasions looking for gold. For more on these topics, please see features on Colonial Days in America, Ships & Sailors, and Explorers and Explorations.
Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Nonfiction
For ages 7 to 9
Lerner Publishing Group, 2005   ISBN: 978-0822529453
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The Queen’s Pirates

The Queen’s Pirates

Derek Parker
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Scholastic Children’s Books UK, 2004   ISBN: 978-0439963121
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Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado

Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado

Marc Aronson
Nonfiction
For ages 14 and up
Clarion, 2000   ISBN: 978-0395848272
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