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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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Although it has a very western conquering civilization point of view, this book is good because it shows the struggles and adventure that Columbus and his sailors went through. The illustrations show the characters emotions as well as detailed images of the voyage. There is opportunity for the teacher to insert the reality of the early explorers' exploitation and arrogant attitudes into the gaps we tend to leave in our historical accounts.
  wichitafriendsschool | Oct 18, 2016 |
This is a simple account of Christopher Columbus and his voyage to America. The reader will explore the mysteries of the New World and travel along with Christopher Columbus in his adventures. This book is an excellent reading tool for building children's reading skills. It has large illustrations and has a basic writing style. Students can complete a Mini Booklet that tells the story of Columbus one line at a time on each page, while the students illustrate the words. ( )
  Jihan0228 | Apr 12, 2015 |
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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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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