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The Resource Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)
Title
Lives of the explorers
Title remainder
discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)
Statement of responsibility
written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? And what drove their passion to explore unknown parts of the world? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, Lives of the Explorers reveals these fascinating adventurers as both world-changers and real people. The entertaining style and solid research of the Lives of. series of biographies have made it a favorite with families and educators for twenty years. This new volume takes readers through the centuries and across the globe, profiling the men and women whose curiosity and courage have led them to discover our world"--
  • "This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.92/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
G200
LC item number
.K78 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
7.5
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leif Ericson -- Marco Polo -- Ibn Battuta -- Zheng He -- Christopher Columbus -- Ferdinand Magellan -- Henry Hudson -- James Cook -- Daniel Boone -- Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacajawea -- Richard Francis Burton -- Isabella Bird -- Mary Kingsley -- Matthew Henson -- Richard E. Byrd -- Auguste and Jacques Piccard -- Sally Ride
Control code
1567526
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1567526
  • (Sirsi) 1567526
  • (OCoLC)858362387
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Leif Ericson -- Marco Polo -- Ibn Battuta -- Zheng He -- Christopher Columbus -- Ferdinand Magellan -- Henry Hudson -- James Cook -- Daniel Boone -- Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacajawea -- Richard Francis Burton -- Isabella Bird -- Mary Kingsley -- Matthew Henson -- Richard E. Byrd -- Auguste and Jacques Piccard -- Sally Ride
Control code
1567526
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1567526
  • (Sirsi) 1567526
  • (OCoLC)858362387

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