Marco Polo

Marco Polo

by Keren Gefen

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 5-8-In these readable biographies, there is a noticeable attempt to be unbiased, especially in Ponce de Le-n, which acknowledges the injustices done to Native peoples. Attractive covers with a large portrait of each explorer invite readers in to a busy layout of many color illustrations and photos with captions, various typefaces, boldfaced headings, quotations in large type, maps, and sidebars. The format is somewhat reminiscent of a magazine and could be distracting to serious readers. Each book includes thoughtful questions for further discussion and a time line of world events. However, the lack of bibliographies and citations for quotes makes the scholarship of these titles questionable.-Kristina Aaronson, Henniker Community School, NH Copyright 2003 Cahners Business Information.

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Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
Great Explorers Ser.
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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