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Written by Fiona Macdonald

ISBN: 978-0-531-21177-9

List Price: $29.00

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Get ready…as a poor boy living in Spain you dream of exploring the world by sea. You manage to get on board a ship heading west, under the command of Christopher Columbus. It's a Rough Ride!
Item #: 625697
Imprint: Franklin Watts
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Pages: 40
Grades: 3 - 12
Ages: 8 - 18
Dewey #: 970.01
Guided Reading Level: S
Lexile Level: IG810L
AR Quiz #: 164751
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 4.7
Perfect resource for reluctant readers with:
  • humor and history tied to curriculum
  • entertaining sidebars to pique reader’s curiosity
  • comprehensive glossary to support content
  • index to make navigating subject matter easier
  • These historical texts require students to consider events, procedures, ideas, and concepts, including what happened and why.
  • Maps, photos, and diagrams require students to use information gathered from illustrations to gain a comprehensive understanding of the text.
  • Grade-appropriate general, academic, and domain-specific words and phrases are used in context to assist students in determining their meaning.
  • Students can use the wealth of facts, definitions, and concrete details to write clear, informative/explanatory essays.