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Can You Command a Sea Voyage?

Series: Step Into History

By Julia Bruce

In command of the king's fleet, you are headed for India to trade for silks and spices in the late 1500s. This step-by-step guide will help you find a crew, set your course, and fulfill your task. Avoid pirates and sinking the ship, and you could return to wealth and glory! A fun and exciting way to introduce readers to the world in the age of exploration and the shipping trade.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3477-8$24.94$18.70

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"A fun selection to add to the history collection."

South Sound Book Review Council, November 20, 2009

". . . the numerous illustrations combined with text are informative . . ."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2009

". . . a very interesting approach . . . the combination of the detailed illustrations and text provided so much fascinating information about sea voyages . . ."

Delaware County Library System, May 15, 2009

"This book can be taken and turned into a class project providing fun and learning."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2009

"This fun book will have kids searching, looking counting and exploring as well as mapping an exciting imaginary trip to find spice in India."

http://tristatereviews.blogspot.com, January 20, 2010

"The text and diagrams convey details . . . which could be a means for integrating science or math concepts into a history unit, making the books even more valuable."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2009

". . . an interesting book for students who love history."

Killeen Independent School District, April 6, 2009

"The vibrant color illustrations are exquisitely detailed but never gruesome . . . the texts are reliable and will be useful for report writers."

School Library Journal, April 2009

". . . this book is not only a valuable resource for learning about a very specific moment in history, but a great starting place for students just learning how to use reference books."

Puget Sound Council, January 2010

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