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If You Were There in 1492

Everyday Life in the Time of Columbus

About The Book

If You Were There in 1492 is Barbara Brenner's description of the everyday ife in the time of Columbus.

Instead of focusing on Christopher Columbus himself, this unique historical guide explores the world he left behind, offering little-known facts and stories about fifteenth-century Spain that will expand children's understanding of the world at that time.

About The Author

Barbara Brenner, William H. Hooks and Betty Boegehold are veterans of the Bank Street College Media Group and between their efforts have hundreds of children's publications to their credit, including the ALA Notable books Pioneer Cat (Hooks) and Wagon Wheels (Brenner).

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (September 1, 1998)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689822414
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12
  • Fountas & Pinnell™ U These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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