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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
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:History, Voyage, Expedition, England, Sailors, Christopher Columbus

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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.
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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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  BRCSBooks | Mar 1, 2012 |
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  tmquitshaw | Dec 26, 2011 |
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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.

Classroom Extension Ideas:
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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