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In 1492 by Jean Marzollo

In 1492 (edition 1948)

by Jean Marzollo, Steve Bjorkman (Illustrator)

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Title:In 1492
Authors:Jean Marzollo
Other authors:Steve Bjorkman (Illustrator)
Info:Scholastic Inc. (1948), Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Columbus Day, Holidays, American History

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discusses columbus's voyage and his trip around the world and how we didn't really land where he planned
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  TUCC | Dec 19, 2016 |
This is a simple text that ends too soon, but retells the traditional poem that everyone knows or was taught in school about Christopher Columbus. There is a foreword titled background facts that doe a brief yet concise job of sharing some important facts about Columbus, though it leaves out a lot of the more interesting details of his life. Thiss would work as an introductory text to who the guy was, but could use some serious supplemental information to flesh out the actual guy. ( )
  matthewbloome | May 19, 2013 |
This story tells children the story about Christopher Columbus and his exploration in an easy way for young students to understand. ( )
  caitlin.wester | Dec 11, 2012 |
This book is written for second graders but you could also read it to your kindergarten or first grade students. It would be a great one to read on Columbus Day. It talks about dreams coming true while using a rhyme scheme.
  schroem | Oct 14, 2012 |
I remember this book from either first or second grade and I loved it. I did a project on it as well. It is a relitively short rhyming book, but gives you the story of Christopher Colombus and his adventure accidentially stumbling on the Bahamas instead of India. ( )
  HopeMiller123 | Feb 21, 2012 |
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Thanks to the popular singsong verse "In fourteen hundred ninety-two / Columbus sailed the ocean blue," the year in which Christopher Columbus weighed anchor may be history's best remembered date. Marzollo... has expanded the ditty to include some basic details about the man and his voyage.... The tale is surprisingly clear and complete, despite the brief and simple text. ... Bjorkman's lighthearted illustrations are top-notch--his oceanscapes are suitably sweeping, his ships imposing, his characters endearing in their naivete. ... This engrossing introduction to history for young children is a standout in the spate of books being produced to honor the 500th anniversary of the landmark voyage. Ages 4-8.
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Rhyming text describes Christopher Columbus's first voyage to the New World.

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