Item description for Christopher Columbus: Across The Ocean Sea (Heroes of History) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview Master navigator Christopher Columbus daringly set sail west from Europe, confident he would reach the Indies. Columbus never realized that his voyages across the Ocean Sea would be recognized as a major turning point in world history. (1451-1506) Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
Publishers Description Best-selling authors Janet and Geoff Benge tell the intriguing life stories of Heroes of History with the engaging narrative style and consistent historical depth that have made their biographies favorites of families and teachers and children and adults alike. Readers of all ages love these fast-paced adventures that bring to life the deciding moments of history. Discover what shaped the fascinating people who in turn shaped our world
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.36" Height: 0.51" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 12
ISBN 193209623X ISBN13 9781932096231
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
Janet Benge has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Christopher Columbus: Across The Ocean Sea (Heroes of History)?
excellent book, excellent series Sep 11, 2008
This is one of the many excellent books within the Heroes of History series. The book really give the child an exciting and well rounded perspective of the life of Christopher Columbus. It is nice that the information is presented in a way that holds the interest, and isn't a dry retelling of the same old same old.
The series is very good for a child who loves history, as well as for the child who may need something engaging to hold his or her interest -- this series will certainly achieve that.