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Explore with Vasco Nunez de Balboa / Meredith Dault.

Dault, Meredith, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Travel with the great explorers.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting +910.92 D265 (Text) 51735011875571 Children's department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778739210
  • ISBN: 077873921X
  • ISBN: 9780778739272
  • ISBN: 0778739279
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Meet the boss -- Where are we heading? -- Balboa's explorations in Panama -- Meet the crew -- Check out the ride -- Solve it with science -- Hanging at home -- Meeting and greeting -- Peoples of Panama -- I love nature -- Fortune hunting -- This isn't what it said in the brochure! -- End of the road.
Summary, etc.:
One of the first Europeans to settle South America, the story of Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa is detailed in this fascinating book. Topics include Balboa s voyages, his interactions with indigenous peoples, his sighting of the Pacific Ocean the first European to do so and his eventual death by execution. Interesting fact boxes, colorful images, and engaging text is presented in tabloid-style to excite readers.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-6.
Ages 8-11.
990L Lexile
Subject: Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519 > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > America > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Spain > Biography > Juvenile literature.
America > Discovery and exploration > Spanish > Juvenile literature.

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