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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
EXPLORE WITH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
By: cynthia obrien | Published: March 2014

This engaging book follows the travels of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in ...

This engaging book follows the travels of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style as Columbus navigates his way to the New World. Topics include what led Columbus to become an explorer, early beliefs about the geography of the world, life on sea voyages, failed colonies, and the legacy of Columbus. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778712572
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EXPLORE WITH FRANCISCO VAZQUEZ DE CORONA
By: tim cooke | Published: August 2016

This fascinating book follows the travels of the Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado on his quest to find the fabled Cities of Gold in ...

This fascinating book follows the travels of the Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado on his quest to find the fabled Cities of Gold in what is now the Southwestern United States. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the Spaniards sent Coronado into the Southwest, deadly clashes with the Pueblo peoples, the first European sighting of the Grand Canyon and the Great Plains, and Coronado's eventual disappointment and disgrace.

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    9780778728474
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EXPLORE WITH HENRY HUDSON
By: tim cooke | Published: March 2014

This fascinating book follows the travels of English explorer and sea navigator Henry Hudson. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are ...

This fascinating book follows the travels of English explorer and sea navigator Henry Hudson. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include what led Hudson to become an explorer, Northern exploration, life on sea voyages, merchant companies, and Hudsons legacy. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778712589
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH HERNANDO DE SOTO
EXPLORE WITH HERNANDO DE SOTO
By: rachel stuckey | Published: August 2016

Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto is known for leading the first European expedition to discoverand crossthe Mississippi River. This intriguing book d...

Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto is known for leading the first European expedition to discoverand crossthe Mississippi River. This intriguing book describes his career beginning with being a leader in the Spanish conquests of Central America and Peru, making first contact with the Inca emperor Atahuallpa, and being made the governor of Cuba. He was also a fierce and controversial explorer, who was involved in many conflicts with the Native Americans who lived in the lands he explored and conquered. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778728498
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH LEWIS & CLARK
EXPLORE WITH LEWIS & CLARK
By: rachel stuckey | Published: March 2014

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of t...

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780273712473. This item is printed on demand.

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    9780778712473
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EXPLORE WITH LEWIS & CLARK
By: rachel stuckey | Published: March 2014

This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and...

This entertaining book follows the travels of Americans Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, explorers of the American West. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an entertaining tabloid style that guides readers through a voyage of discovery. Topics include what led Lewis and Clark to become explorers, colonies in North America, The Corps of Discovery, and Sacagawea. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778712596
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH MARQUETTE & JOLLIET
EXPLORE WITH MARQUETTE & JOLLIET
By: cynthia obrien | Published: August 2016

Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi Rive...

Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings with local peoples such as the Illinois and Mascouten, relations between France and Spain in the Americas, and what became of the two men after their journey. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778728504
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN
EXPLORE WITH SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN
By: cynthia obrien | Published: March 2014

Chronicles the life and expeditions of Samuel de Champlain, from his childhood on the sea with his father to his exploration of New France. "About th...

Chronicles the life and expeditions of Samuel de Champlain, from his childhood on the sea with his father to his exploration of New France. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778712602
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH SIEUR DE LA SALLE
EXPLORE WITH SIEUR DE LA SALLE
By: cynthia obrien | Published: September 2017

This engaging book follows the travels of French nobleman Sieur de la Salle who expanded the fur trade in North Americathen called New Franceand explo...

This engaging book follows the travels of French nobleman Sieur de la Salle who expanded the fur trade in North Americathen called New Franceand explored the Mississippi River down to the Gulf of Mexico. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in a tabloid-news style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include La Salles quest for a new trade route to China, life in New France, interactions with the Seneca, the fur trade, sailing down the Mississippi, and La Salle's legacy. From School Library Journal: Gr 2-4-This flawed, poorly designed series introduces the earliest world explorers and their varied destinations. Their stories are told through sound bites of narrative and interspersed frantically with pullouts. Some pages are composed entirely of sidebars. These books may be designed for readers influenced by social media, but they neglect narrative entirely, and kids will struggle to find a central textual thread amid the blasts of information competing for their attention. The series does a disservice to the historical images by including tiny versions, clustered too closely together, and there's often a disconnect between text and images. The authors don't always let readers come to their own conclusions. For example, Ferdinand Magellan is labeled as "pig headed" without any explanatory anecdotes or examples. Give these titles a pass.α(c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778714361
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Book cover of EXPLORE WITH STANLEY & LIVINGSTONE
EXPLORE WITH STANLEY & LIVINGSTONE
By: cynthia obrien | Published: August 2016

This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-Am...

This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanley's mission to find Livingstone, contact with local African peoples and Arab slave traders, and Livingstone's eventual death. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

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    9780778728481
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EYE WONDER - VIKINGS
By: dk | Published: February 2016

Who were the Vikings? Were they fearsome warriors or pioneering explorers? Step back in time and discover the Norsemen of northern Europe with Eye Won...

Who were the Vikings? Were they fearsome warriors or pioneering explorers? Step back in time and discover the Norsemen of northern Europe with Eye Wonder: Vikings. Discover the legacies the Vikings left behind, from exciting legends to their epic voyages. Learn about the gods, such as Odin and Thor, as well as writing with runes, plus the legends and beliefs, weapons and warriors, and trade and travel of these rulers of the sea. A precursor to DK's award-winning Eyewitness series, Eye Wonder was specially developed for children aged 5+, featuring astonishing photography exhibiting subjects within their natural setting and offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. Learn about science, history, and the natural world through beautiful photography and lively, age-appropriate text. The Eye Wonder series organizes information in a way that's easy to search, easy to read, and easy to learn.

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    9781465418555
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EYE WONDER ANCIENT ROME
By: dk | Published: January 2014

Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome takes readers on a trip back in time, where they will become absorbed in Roman life. Follow legionaries into battle as they c...

Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome takes readers on a trip back in time, where they will become absorbed in Roman life. Follow legionaries into battle as they conquer Europe, learn about Roman colonies from England to Africa, and learn how Ancient Roman culture is incorporated in modern life through democracy, architecture, philosophy, and more. A precursor to DK's award-winning Eyewitness series, Eye Wonder was specially developed for children aged five plus, featuring astonishing photography exhibiting subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. The vocabulary is accessible to young readers, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. Reissued with a new jacket and eight new pages of mazes, look-and-finds, quizzes, and interactive activities, the new generation of Eye Wonder will capture readers' imaginations and give them a reason to delve even deeper into each book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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    9781465415608
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EYE WONDER CASTLES & KNIGHTS
By: dk | Published: January 2014

From epic sieges to thrilling jousts and lavish banquets, take a look at the exciting world in medieval times. Discover different kinds of castles and...

From epic sieges to thrilling jousts and lavish banquets, take a look at the exciting world in medieval times. Discover different kinds of castles and the people who inhabited them in Eye Wonder: Castles and Knights. A precursor to DK's award-winning Eyewitness series, Eye Wonder was specially developed for children aged five plus, featuring astonishing photography exhibiting subjects within their natural setting, offering a whole new level of information through powerful images. The vocabulary is accessible to young readers, with the meanings of new, subject-related words clearly explained. Reissued with a new jacket and eight new pages of mazes, look-and-finds, quizzes, and interactive activities, the new generation of Eye Wonder will capture readers' imaginations and give them a reason to delve even deeper into each book. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

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    9781465415622
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EYEWITNESS ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
By: dk | Published: July 2013

From the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans, Eyewitness: Ancient Civi...

From the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans, Eyewitness: Ancient Civilizations looks at the world's most intriguing societies and the legacies they left behind. This comprehensive guide introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history. Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

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    9781465408877
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EYEWITNESS AZTEC INCA & MAYA
By: dk | Published: September 2011

This is a spectacular and informative children's guide about the rise and fall of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas. With incredible colour photography...

This is a spectacular and informative children's guide about the rise and fall of the Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas. With incredible colour photography, Eyewitness Aztec explores the civilizations in Central and South America who built vast empires and left behind a legacy of mystery and wonder. Find out what kind of food the Aztecs ate, how the Incas built their homes, and how the Mayan calendar worked. Great for projects or just for fun, your child will learn everything they need to know about the Aztecs... and so much more.

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    9780756673208
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