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Written by Mary Dodson Wade


ISBN: 978-0-531-20559-4

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Christopher Columbus was looking for a faster trade route to China. Instead of finding spices, he opened the way to a part of the world no one in Europe even knew existed!
Item #: 630051
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 6" x 7"
Pages: 32
Grades: PreK - 1
Ages: 3 - 6
Dewey #: 970.01
Guided Reading Level: M
Lexile Level: NC650L
  • A “You Can...” feature at the end of each book that tells the reader how he or she can emulate the subject
  • Fast facts offering fun, sometimes little known facts about the subject
  • A map with key indicating where the subject was born and other significant nearby areas
  • A timeline that recaps important moments in the subject’s life
  • A poem about the subject
  • Glossary with pictures
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Well-organized chapters help students identify key details
  • Timelines and other text features encourage students to make connections between historical events
  • Photos add clarity and enable students to better understand the text