DK Readers: The Story of Columbus Level 2
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DK Readers: The Story of Columbus Level 2

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Full-color photographs and engaging, age-appropriate stories are sure to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and knowledge! This Level 2 book on Columbus' journey to the Americas and his life after his discoveries is good for children beginning to read alone; it contains longer sentences, increased vocabulary, information boxes with extra facts and a simple index. 32 pages, softcover.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: DK
Dimensions: 9 X 5.88 X 0.25 (inches)
ISBN: 0789478781
ISBN-13: 9780789478788
UPC: 635517078787
Ages: 6-8
Series: DK Readers

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Publisher's Description

Find out how explorer Christopher Columbus survived great danger on the high seas on his voyages to the New World. Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make this series of 48-page books slightly more challenging: Level 2 is appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds. These books contain between 700 and 850 words, and they are approximately 70 percent pictures and 30 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

Author Bio

Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's nonfiction, writing mainly on the subjects of the natural world and geography. A graduate of Cambridge University and a recipient of the Geographical Association Silver Award, her books include DK First Atlas, coauthored with Chris Oxlade, and the DK Readers titles First Day at Gymnastics and The Story of Columbus.

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