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Published by Mott Media in Milford, Mich .
Written in English



  • America


  • Columbus, Christopher -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Columbus, Christopher.,
  • Explorers.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration.

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A biography of Christopher Columbus told in the first person and emphasizing his desire from childhood to carry the Gospel of Jesus Christ to new places.

Edition Notes

StatementBennie Rhodes ; illustrated by A. G. Smith Jr. ; edited by Norman Cournow Camp.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesThe Sowers
LC ClassificationsE111 .R45
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4878139M
ISBN 100915134071
LC Control Number76005788

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