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The Cod's Tale
by Mark Kurlansky and S. D. Schindler


Overview - * "Accessible to middle-grade readers...The Cod's Tale considers how the cod fits into human history. Excellent ink drawings, brightened with colorful washes, illustrate incidents from the text with clarity, a flair for the dramatic, and a sense of humor."
--Booklist, starred review

What was it that enabled the Vikings, Christopher Columbus, and the Pilgrims to cross the cold Atlantic Ocean to America?  Read more...


 
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Overview
* "Accessible to middle-grade readers...The Cod's Tale considers how the cod fits into human history. Excellent ink drawings, brightened with colorful washes, illustrate incidents from the text with clarity, a flair for the dramatic, and a sense of humor."
--Booklist, starred review

What was it that enabled the Vikings, Christopher Columbus, and the Pilgrims to cross the cold Atlantic Ocean to America? What became a staple of the medieval diet in Europe, helped spur the American Revolution, and allowed the early New Englanders to start making money of their own?

Would you believe that it was a fish?

The cod

Based on Mark Kurlansky's New York Times bestselling adult book, Cod, this picture book offers a unique look at over a thousand years of world history.

"Breezy, kid-friendly prose...fascinating and informative...bound to hook young readers."
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

An ALA Notable Book

Includes suggestions for further reading, factual sidebars, and timeline

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780147512772
  • ISBN-10: 0147512778
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 43
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 9.26 x 10.8 x 0.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46 pounds


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