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Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air / Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty.

Ross, Stewart. (Author). Biesty, Stephen, ill. (Added Author).
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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola J 910.9 ROS (Text) 33118000147293 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood J 910.9 ROS (Text) 36626103310819 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison JUV 910.9 ROS (Text) 39391006748980 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon Y 910.9 ROS I (Text) 34330512783243 Juvenile - Intermediate Non-Fiction Available -
Linton Public Library - Linton J 910.9 ROS (Text) 30149000554260 Non-Fiction Juvenile Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville J 910.9 ROS (Text) 78551000363572 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library J 910.9 Ross (Text) 31208911291005 children non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette J 910.9 Ros (Text) 31951003654891 Children's Room - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763649487
  • ISBN: 0763649481
  • ISBN: 9781480648357
  • Physical Description: [92] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Fourteen amazing journeys: 340 BC Pytheas the Greek sails to the Arctic Circle -- AD 1003 Leif Eriksson reaches the coast of America -- 1271-1274 Marco Polo rides the Silk Road to China -- 1405-1407 Admiral Zheng He crosses the Indian Ocean -- 1492 Christopher Columbus sails to the Caribbean -- 1519-1522 Ferdinand Magellan's fleet circumnavigates the world -- 1768-1771 Captain Cook maps the Pacific Ocean -- 1858-1864 David Livingstone explores the Zambezi River -- 1895 Mary Kingsley travels alone in West Africa -- 1928 Umberto Nobile flies over the North Pole -- 1932 Auguste Piccard ascends into the stratosphere -- 1960 Jacques Piccard dives to the Challenger Deep -- 1953 Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay climb Everest -- 1969 Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin land on the moon.
Summary, etc.: Discover how the greatest explorers in history plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture of the world we have today. With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, readers explore fourteen historic journeys.
Subject: Explorers > Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers.
Discoveries in geography.

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