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Pedro's Journal
Pedro's Journal
Author: Pam Conrad, Peter Koeppen (Illustrator)
A fictional journal that tells the story of one of the young "ships boys" who sailed with Christopher Columbus. Historical facts about the historic journey are presented alongside fictional material. Illustrated with line drawings and maps.
ISBN-13: 9780590462068
ISBN-10: 0590462067
Publication Date: 9/1/1992
Pages: 96
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  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 37 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
This book falls in the realm of historical fiction. It is based upon the writings of two experts on the authentic logs of the Santa Maria; Robert H. Fuson who wrote "The Log of Christopher Columbus" and Samuel Elliot Morison who wrote "Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus."
It is written from the viewpoint of Pedro, a ship's boy, hired because he could read and write.
A very worthwhile book.
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great book to get a feel of what it could have been like. I would say a 1st to 5th grade level. I enjoyed it too!
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My kids loved this book.
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my kids loved this book about a man who is commissioned to sail with columbus to keep record of the journey. short and sweet and humorous too.
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Good historical book. Gives a more accurate picture of Christopher Columbus.


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