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Before Columbus : the Americas of 1491 / Charles C. Mann ; [adapted by Rebecca Stefoff].

Mann, Charles C. (Author). Mann, Charles C. 1491, new revelations of the Americas before Columbus. (Added Author). Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- (Added Author). Downtown Bookworks Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 51 of 52 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1416949003 (reinforced)
  • ISBN: 9781416949008 (reinforced) :
  • ISBN: 9780545307277
  • Physical Description: ix, 117 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Downtown Bookworks book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 110) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1: How old was the "new world"? -- Cities in the desert -- Genetic engineering -- From Olmec to Maya -- To the land of four quarters -- 2: Why did Europe succeed? -- The great meeting -- Long, long ago -- Extinction -- Disease-free paradise? -- 3: Were the Americas really a wilderness? -- Amazonia -- Land of fire -- The created wilderness.
Summary, etc.:
This study of Native American societies is adapted for younger readers from Charles C. Mann's best-selling 1491. Turning conventional wisdom on its head, the book argues that the people of North and South America lived in enormous cities, raised pyramids hundreds of years before the Egyptians did, engineered corn, and farmed the rainforests.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8 up.
NC 1080 Lexile.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Subject: Indians > Origin > Juvenile literature.
Indians > History > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
Indians > Origin.
Indians > History.
Indians > Antiquities.
America > Antiquities > Juvenile literature.
America > Antiquities.

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