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Who in the World was the Forgotten Explorer? The Story of Amerigo Vespucci – Audiobook

This Who in the World biography gives even the youngest scholars the chance to build historical knowledge by listening to the story of Amerigo Vespucci, the explorer for whom America was named. Designed to complement The Story of the World, Volume 2.

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Hundreds of years ago, the great Italian city of Florence was very dark at night. No streetlamps or billboards cast up their glow. No floodlights shone down on baseball fields. When the sky grew dusky, the streets filled with shadows and the bustling city noises disappeared. The river Arno reflected the stars overhead as it flowed past the lamplit houses. In a mansion close to the river, a boy named Amerigo leaned out his window, tipping his head back to look at the stars…

This Who in the World biography gives even the youngest scholars the chance to build historical knowledge by listening to the story of Amerigo Vespucci, the explorer for whom America was named. Designed to complement The Story of the World, Volume 2.

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  1. Melissa Nowak

    I have some books that highlight the words as they are read aloud, is there any hope that might be in the works for any of your products? It would be amazing to have the student be able to visually follow along while listening.

    • Press Minion

      Thank you for this suggestion! We don’t have any books that do exactly what you’re describing, though this book and our illustrated Companion Readers come close: they include the exact text of the audio book. We are looking into ways to do this in the future, however.

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