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9781508104032

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First edition.

Introduce young readers to how the Bible that Johannes Gutenberg began work on in 1450 resulted in a transformation in the distribution of knowledge and sparked incredible growth in literacy.

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Geneva Public Library j686.2 C (Text)
Ground Floor Children's Nonfiction
52118301037302
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508104032
  • ISBN: 1508104034
  • ISBN: 9781508104049
  • ISBN: 1508104042
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Primary sources -- The Gutenberg Bible -- The early history of books -- How the printing press changed the world -- Johannes Gutenberg's early life -- Invention of the printing press -- How Gutenberg's printing process worked -- Creation of the Gutenberg Bible -- A simple layout -- Ink -- Decorations and color -- A serious disagreement -- Remaining copies.
Summary, etc.:
Introduce young readers to how the Bible that Johannes Gutenberg began work on in 1450 resulted in a transformation in the distribution of knowledge and sparked incredible growth in literacy.
Target Audience Note:
Grade level 1-4.
860L Lexile
Subject: Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468 > Juvenile literature.
Gutenberg, Johann, 1397?-1468.
Printers > Germany > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Printing > History > Origin and antecedents > Juvenile literature.
Printers
Printing > Origin and antecedents.
Germany.
Genre: Biography.
History.
Juvenile works.


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