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During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries just about every explorer who sailed beyond the horizon to find new land thought he knew where he was going. But in fact, most got terribly lost and stumbled on places no one had ever heard of.

Explorers Who Got Lost is the telling of these Age of Discovery heroes. Their discoveries may have been unintentional, but when they found irrevocably changed the map of the world!

Fast paced, exciting, full of facts and adventure, Explorers Who Got Lost provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the fifteenth century. The history, sociology and even the superstitions of the time along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment are all included. You'll discover the new world as these famous explorers discovered it. You'll follow their routes, you'll experience their hardships, You'll learn all about these amazing heroes whose discoveries altered the face of the globe and changed the course of human history.

Synopsis:

Full of facts and adventure, this book provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the 15th-century--Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Bartholomeau Dias, Henry Hudson, Stanley Livingston, and Sir Francis Drake. Includes the history, sociology and the superstitions of the time along with drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment. Accelerated Reader: Reading Level 7.2, 7 Points.

Synopsis:

During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries just about every explorer who sailed beyond the horizon to find new land thought he knew where he was going. But in fact, most got terribly lost and stumbled on places no one had ever heard of.

Explorers Who Got Lost is the telling of these Age of Discovery heroes. Their discoveries may have been unintentional, but when they found irrevocably changed the map of the world!

Fast paced, exciting, full of facts and adventure, Explorers Who Got Lost provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the fifteenth century. The history, sociology and even the superstitions of the time along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment are all included. You'll discover the new world as these famous explorers discovered it. You'll follow their routes, you'll experience their hardships, You'll learn all about these amazing heroes whose discoveries altered the face of the globe and changed the course of human history.

About the Author

Diane Sansevere-Dreher received her B.A. in Communications from New York University. She has worked in public relations as a marketing consultant in the book, audio and video industries. She is the author of numerous articles published in magazines, including Billboard, Sight and Sound Marketing and Software News. Ms. Sansevere-Drehere is also the author of three juvenile biographies in the Changing Our World series (Bantam Books): Barbara Bush, Benazir Bhutto, and Stephen Biko, She lives in Pennslyvia with her husband and four children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812520385
Author:
Renfro, Ed
Author:
Renfro, Ed
Author:
Sansevere-Dreher, Diane
Author:
Dreher, Diane
Publisher:
Tor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
Explorers
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
19921015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.99 x 8.05 x 0.315 in
Age Level:
09-12

Related Subjects

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Children's » History » World History
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Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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Product details 144 pages Tor Books - English 9780812520385 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Full of facts and adventure, this book provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the 15th-century--Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Bartholomeau Dias, Henry Hudson, Stanley Livingston, and Sir Francis Drake. Includes the history, sociology and the superstitions of the time along with drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment. Accelerated Reader: Reading Level 7.2, 7 Points.
"Synopsis" by ,
During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries just about every explorer who sailed beyond the horizon to find new land thought he knew where he was going. But in fact, most got terribly lost and stumbled on places no one had ever heard of.

Explorers Who Got Lost is the telling of these Age of Discovery heroes. Their discoveries may have been unintentional, but when they found irrevocably changed the map of the world!

Fast paced, exciting, full of facts and adventure, Explorers Who Got Lost provides detailed information on the most influential explorers of the fifteenth century. The history, sociology and even the superstitions of the time along with dozens of drawings, maps, routes and diagrams of ships and navigational equipment are all included. You'll discover the new world as these famous explorers discovered it. You'll follow their routes, you'll experience their hardships, You'll learn all about these amazing heroes whose discoveries altered the face of the globe and changed the course of human history.

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