Before Columbus

The Americas of 1491

By Mann, Charles Kellogg

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A companion book for young readers based on 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, the groundbreaking bestseller by Charles C. Mann.

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978-1-41694-900-8
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2009

Gr 6-Up In this beautifully illustrated and concise adaptation of "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus" (Vintage, 2006), Mann paints a superb picture of pre-Columbian America. In the process, he overturns the misconceived image of Natives as simple, widely scattered savages with minimal impact on their surroundings. Well-chosen, vividly colored graphics and photographs of mummies, pyramids, artifacts, and landscapes a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2010

Based on the author's adult title , this well-written adaptation strives to answer three questions: How did the ill-prepared Pilgrims survive? What were Native Ame...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on September 8, 2009

- Combines scientific evidence and argument with vivid descriptions of American societies. Explains why the conventional vi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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