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Christopher Columbus by Stephen Krensky

Christopher Columbus (edition 1991)

by Stephen Krensky

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Title:Christopher Columbus
Authors:Stephen Krensky
Info:Random House Books for Young Readers (1991), Edition: 1, Paperback, 48 pages
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Tags:History, Voyage, Expedition, England, Sailors, Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus by Stephen Krensky



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I like Christopher Columbus because it is a very inspirational yet informational book about Columbus setting sail to the Americas and discovering things he didn’t know were discoverable. The plot of the book is great because it shows the struggles and adventure that Columbus and his sailors went through, but also showed the success and excitement after they fought to find what they were looking for. The illustrations show the characters emotions as well as detailed images of the voyage. ( )
  cfumai1 | Mar 22, 2015 |
This book is about how Christopher Columbus found America
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I think this would be a good book during Thanksgiving time. Also to give the students a history lesson in history.
talk about dates and time lines
make a time line for the book ( )
  Amanda.C | Oct 28, 2013 |
This book is great for children to read and learn history. It is an easy read that explains how Christopher Columbus made his trip across the sea. ( )
  E.OB | Dec 11, 2012 |
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  tmquitshaw | Dec 26, 2011 |
This is a great book for children about Columbus's voyage. I think the colorful illustrations would keep children entertained. Also, the story is simply and interestingly written and easy to follow.

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This was a neat history book to read. I especially like some of the details from the book like the new foods that were taken back to Spain. I also liked the cut away picture of the ship.

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1. For a creative writing assignment I would have students make a list of what 5 items they would take with them if they were going on Christopher Columbus journey.

2. For a history assignment, I would have students write down 8 facts from the book that they were surprised to learn. I would also have them write down what they already knew before we read the book. ( )
  KatieKirk | Nov 1, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679803696, Paperback)

Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "

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A simple account of Christopher Columbus' first voyage to America.

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