Exploration and Conquest: The Americas after Columbus: 1500-1620

Exploration and Conquest: The Americas after Columbus: 1500-1620

Hardcover(1st ed)



but his voyages led to European exploration of the New World. Rich in resources and natural beauty, the Americas were irresistible to gold-hungry conquistadors. The newcomers gave little thought to those who had called the lands home, and exploration soon came to signify conquest. The New World--and the lives of its inhabitants--would be changed forever. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688092689
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/1994
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.52(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Betsy Maestro is the author of the "American Story" series, illustrated by her husband, Giulio. She has also written several other non-fiction picture books, including the Let's-Read-And-Find-Out science books How Do Apples Grow? and Why Do Leaves Change Color? The Maestros live in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

Giulio Maestro is the illustrator of over 100 children’s books. He has also written his own books of word play and has co-authored two I Can Read Books with his son, Marco: What Do You Hear When Cows Sing, and Other Silly Riddles and Geese Find the Missing Piece: School Time Riddle Rhymes. The Maestros live in Old Lyme, CT.

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