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Who Was First?

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Who Was First?

Discovering the Americas
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Newbery Medalist and Sibert Award-winning author Russell Freedman provides a look at America's early history in this fact-filled nonfiction audiobook. Leading children's nonfiction author, Russell...More
Newbery Medalist and Sibert Award-winning author Russell Freedman provides a look at America's early history in this fact-filled nonfiction audiobook. Leading children's nonfiction author, Russell...More
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  • ATOS:
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  • Lexile:
    1310
  • Interest Level:
    MG
  • Reading Level:
    3 - 6

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  • Newbery Medalist and Sibert Award-winning author Russell Freedman provides a look at America's early history in this fact-filled nonfiction audiobook. Leading children's nonfiction author, Russell Freedman, offers an account of the assorted adventurers, explorers, and nomads who have been credited with "discovering America," including Christopher Columbus, Lief Eriksson, and the Chinese admiral Zheng He. This audiobook will acquaint listeners with the rich variety of America's early history and with the way historians have gathered and recorded information throughout the ages, as well as the implications of "discovering" inhabited areas.

 
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  • AudioFile Magazine In this brief look at the first Eurasians to encounter the Americas, Freedman traces the various arguments about who was first and whose influence was felt. Starting with Columbus, he works his way back to the Chinese, the Vikings, and other possible cultures. Though this work is considered to be for the middle school student, adults too will gain new insight into this ongoing historical debate. L.J. Ganser reads the main text with a lively tone and good pacing. However, at times his voice becomes a bit overdramatic when quoting other authors. In these moments one is reminded of old-time radio announcers, with all of their intensity and zeal. This approach may work well with the younger crowd, but adults may be less impressed. L.E. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine
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