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Christopher Columbus : the voyage that changed the world

Author: Emma Carlson Berne
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©2008.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how Columbus won support for his expedition, what happened when he finally reached land, what effect his arrival had on the native people, and how he ultimately clashed with the Spanish crown.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Carlson Berne
ISBN: 9781402744075 1402744072 9781402760563 1402760566
OCLC Number: 183179454
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Historic Voyage 1 --
Chapter 1 The Boy Cristoforo 2 --
Chapter 2 The Seeds of an Idea 12 --
Chapter 3 Hatching a Plan 19 --
Chapter 4 Columbus at the Court 29 --
Chapter 5 Planning the Journey 42 --
Chapter 6 Life on the Ocean Sea 48 --
Chapter 7 Tierra, Tierra! 56 --
Chapter 8 Searching for the Khan 67 --
Chapter 9 The Triumphant Return 76 --
Chapter 10 The Second Voyage 85 --
Chapter 11 The Third Voyage 100 --
Chapter 12 The Last Voyage 110.
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Emma Carlson Berne.
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