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Who was Christopher Columbus?

Author: Bonnie Bader; Nancy Harrison
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap ; An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013] ©2013
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Bader; Nancy Harrison
ISBN: 9780448465883 0448465884 9780448463339 0448463334 9780606316842 0606316841
OCLC Number: 816029479
Description: 106 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Other Titles: Christopher Columbus
Responsibility: by Bonnie Bader ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison.

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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."

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