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The history news : explorers

Johnstone, Michael 1945- (Author). Winser, Shane. (Added Author).


Summary: Uses a newspaper format to present the adventures and accomplishments of such explorers as Columbus, Cortes, and Cook.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780763609856
  • ISBN: 0763609854
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2000.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1500 B.C.-A.D. 1353. Early explorers: Across the seas ; Phoenicians: Hanno's a hero ; Chinese: The world beyond ; Vikings: Eriksson's new land ; Ibn Battuta: A man of the world. -- 1400-1522. Columbus: A world in the West ; Magellan: Living to tell the tale ; Do-it-yourself trip mapping the world: Junk this map ; World map: Major explorers' routes. -- 1500-1550. Mexico and Central America: Spanish hero dies ; North America: What about the North? -- 1600-1780. Captain Cook: A strange choice? -- 1800-1900. Crossing America: Girl guide ; Crossing Australia: Tragedy in the Outback ; Africa: Four of the best Livingstone alive! -- 1900-today. North Pole: Peary's at Pole! ; South Pole: Amundsen triumphs ; Beneath the oceans: The depths of the world ; Where to next? -- Time line.
Subject: Explorers Juvenile literature
Explorateurs Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Genre: Literature.
Juvenile works.

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