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Why do we celebrate Columbus Day?

Author: Darnell Petersen
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Celebrating U.S. holidays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Readers will get the chance to understand who Christopher Columbus was and why his discovery was so important. Had Columbus and his men never arrived in the Americas, the country we live in would be an entirely different place. Colorful photographs and a picture glossary make this book accessible and fun for young learners.
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darnell Petersen
ISBN: 9781508166399 1508166390 9781508166412 1508166412
OCLC Number: 1007498363
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Christopher Columbus --
Setting Sail --
Celebrating Today --
Words to Know.
Series Title: Celebrating U.S. holidays.
Responsibility: Darnell Petersen.

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Readers will get the chance to understand who Christopher Columbus was and why his discovery was so important. Had Columbus and his men never arrived in the Americas, the country we live in would be an entirely different place. Colorful photographs and a picture glossary make this book accessible and fun for young learners.

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