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Amerigo Vespucci : a primary source biography

Author: Lynn Hoogenboom
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents information about the life and voyages of the Italian merchant and explorer who was credited with being the first to reach the American mainland.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci; Amerigo Vespucci
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Hoogenboom
ISBN: 1404230378 9781404230378
OCLC Number: 57465499
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Man of mystery --
Early jobs --
Vespucci helps Columbus --
The questionable voyage of 1497 --
Sailing to the New World --
The Portuguese voyages --
Telling the world --
The naming of America --
Death and dishonor --
Understanding Vespucci.
Responsibility: Lynn Hoogenboom.
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Presents information about the life and voyages of the Italian merchant and explorer who was credited with being the first to reach the American mainland.

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