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Author Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Title Explorers of the New World : discover the golden age of exploration / Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Tom Casteel.

Imprint White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Children's Non-fiction    j 910.9 MOO    Available
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 910.9 MOO    Available
Description vii, 120 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Series "Build it yourself" series
"Build it yourself" series.
Note "With 22 projects"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Timeline -- Exploring in the age of discovery -- Searching for a water route to Asia -- Voyage to the New World : Christopher Columbus -- Searching for the Northwest Passage : John Cabot -- Circling the globe : Ferdinand Magellan -- The Spanish Conquistadors -- Journeys inland.
Summary "Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration" offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9-12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the adventures of a few people 500 years ago changed world history..."--P. [4] of cover.
Audience Ages 9-12.
Guided Reading Level : S.
Subject Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography -- Juvenile literature.
Handicraft -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Biography.
Discoveries in geography.
Added Author Casteel, Tom.
ISBN 9781936313440

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