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Who was Christopher Columbus? / by Bonnie Bader ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison.

Bader, Bonnie, 1961- (Author). Harrison, Nancy, 1963- (illustrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9780698159501 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0698159500 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (106 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap ; An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Christopher Columbus? -- An explorer is born -- Mapping the world -- Waiting and more waiting -- On the ocean sea -- Land ho! -- Shipwreck! -- On the sea again -- A third try -- Last try -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.:
Offers insight into the historical events that prompted Columbus' efforts to establish new trade routes to the Indies, his struggles to obtain financial support for his voyages, and the important discoveries that caused him to become known as the "Great Admiral of the Seas."
Target Audience Note:
640 Lexile.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Columbus, Christopher > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > America > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Spain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish > Juvenile literature.
Columbus, Christopher
Explorers > America > Biography.
Explorers > Spain > Biography.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish.
Genre: Electronic books.

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