A History of US: Book 1: The First Americans Prehistory-1600

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9781402524134: A History of US: Book 1: The First Americans Prehistory-1600

Thousands of years--way before Christopher Columbus set sail--wandering tribes of hunters made their way from Asia across the Bering land bridge to North America. They didn't know it, but they had discovered a New World. The First Americans is a fascinating re-creation of pre-Columbian Native American life, and it's an adventure of a lifetime! Hunt seals with the Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff-top mesa; hunt the mighty buffalo; and set sail with Leif Erickson, Columbus, and all the early great explorers--Cabot, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Henry the Navigator, and more--in this brilliantly told story of America before it was America.

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Climb into your time-and-space capsule-and hang on tight! Trek across Beringia with the hunter-gatherers. Hunt seals with the Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff-top mesa; hunt the mighty buffalo. Sail with Leif Eriksson and Christopher Columbus. Stand with the conquistadors at the gates of a splendid Aztec city. The world of the First Americans in about to change forever.

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Joy Hakim is a former newspaper writer and editor and elementary school teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College and a master's degree in education from Goucher College.

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