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Who was first? : discovering the Americas

Author: Russell Freedman; L J Ganser; Listening Library.
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Newbery Medalist and Sibert Award-winning author Russell Freedman provides a look at America's early history in this fact-filled nonfiction audiobook. Leading children's nonfiction author, Russell Freedman, offers an account of the assorted adventurers, explorers, and nomads who have been credited with "discovering America," including Christopher Columbus, Lief Eriksson, and the Chinese admiral Zheng He. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)172789764
Named Person: Linda Barr; Linda Barr
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman; L J Ganser; Listening Library.
ISBN: 9780739361641 0739361643
OCLC Number: 191848158
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 1:45:14.
Performer(s): Read by L.J. Ganser.
Target Audience: Grade range: Grade 4 - Grade 8.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 25209 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Before Columbus --
Admiral of the ocean sea --
Did China discover America? --
Leif the lucky --
The not-so-new world --
Who really discovered America?
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.

Abstract:

Newbery Medalist and Sibert Award-winning author Russell Freedman provides a look at America's early history in this fact-filled nonfiction audiobook. Leading children's nonfiction author, Russell Freedman, offers an account of the assorted adventurers, explorers, and nomads who have been credited with "discovering America," including Christopher Columbus, Lief Eriksson, and the Chinese admiral Zheng He. This audiobook will acquaint listeners with the rich variety of America's early history and with the way historians have gathered and recorded information throughout the ages, as well as the implications of "discovering" inhabited areas.

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