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Christopher Columbus

Opening the Americas to European Exploration

We all know that in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue and forever changed the world when he accidentally discovered North America. Now kids can get the whole story about the voyage of Columbus and how his discovery shaped the course of history.

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  • A Great and Mysterious Explorer
  • The Voyage West
  • Triumph and Troubles
  • Last Voyages
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 92
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
Guided Reading Level W
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book
ISBN 9781592961429
Copyright 2004
Number of Pages 40
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Author: Michael Burgan

Michael Burgan is a freelance writer of books for children and adults. A history graduate of the University of Connecticut, he has written more than 60 fiction and nonfiction children’s books for various publishers. For adult audiences, he has written news articles, essays, and plays. Michael Burgan is a recipient of an Edpress Award and belongs to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.