Christopher Columbus

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Random House, 1991 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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. "Enlivened by attractive full-color artwork,
including maps and a cutaway view of the ship, the straightforward account is a
good choice at this reading level."-- "Booklist.

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User Review  - wichitafriendsschool - LibraryThing

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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jihan0228 - LibraryThing

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 ... Read full review

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Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including "How Santa Got His Job" (an ALA Notable Book) and "Big Bad Wolves at School". He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at

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