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Author Fritz, Jean.

Title Around the world in a hundred years : from Henry the Navigator to Magellan / Jean Fritz ; illustrated by Anthony Bacon Venti.

Imprint New York : Putnam's, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 910.922 FRI    Available
Description 128 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-124) and index.
Contents Before the explorers -- Prince Henry the Navigator - Bartholomew Diaz -- Christopher Columbus -- Vasco da Gama -- Pedro Alvares Cabral -- John Cabot -- Amerigo Vespucci -- Juan Ponce de León -- Vasco Núñez de Balboa -- Ferdinand Magellan -- After Magellan.
Summary Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps.
Subject Dias, Bartolomeu -- Juvenile literature.
Columbus, Christopher -- Juvenile literature.
Gama, Vasco da, 1469-1524 -- Juvenile literature.
Cabral, Pedro Alvares, d. 1520? -- Juvenile literature.
Cabot, John, d. 1498? -- Juvenile literature.
Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512 -- Juvenile literature.
Ponce de León, Juan, 1460?-1512 -- Juvenile literature.
Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519 -- Juvenile literature.
Magalhães, Fernão de, d. 1521 -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography.
Added Author Venti, Anthony Bacon, ill.
ISBN 0399225277 : $18.99

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