Discovery of the Americas
ISBN: 0688115128
EAN13: 9780688115128
Language: English
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Book Overview
Every October Americans celebrate the discovery of their hemisphere by Christopher Columbus. But the navigator from Genoa was not the first to find his way to these shores. From the Stone Age through the 16th century, America was discovered again and again. An outstanding achievement in both history and art.--School Library Journal, starred review. 1991 ALA Notable Book. Full-color illustrations.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The Maestros do a real service here in presenting the more familiar explorers in the context of all the migrations that have populated the Western Hemisphere....An outstanding introduction.--Kirkus Reviews. The dazzlingly clean and accurate prose and the exhilarating beauty of the pictures combine for an extraordinary achievement in both history and art.--School Library Journal.