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Historical Fiction-Exploration and Discovery


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Roughing It on the Oregon Trail (Time-Traveling Twins)
Roughing It on the Oregon Trail (Time-Traveling Twins)
by Diane Stanley
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What if you could close your eyes and open them to find you were amongst hundreds of pioneers in 1843, packing up your covered wagon to travel the 2,000 miles of the Oregon Trail? Meet twins Liz and Lenny and their unique grandmother, who, with the help... (read more)

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I Want to Go to the Moon
I Want to Go to the Moon
by Tom Saunders
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From the time when young Neil Armstrong took his first small steps and spoke his first words, he wanted to travel into space. Although everyone told him it was impossible, he never gave up. Tom Saunders' song tells the story of Armstrong's life... (read more)

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Thorkill of Iceland: Viking Hero Tales
Thorkill of Iceland: Viking Hero Tales
by Isabel Wyatt
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The vikings were the world's greatest adventurers and undertook astonishing journeys recorded in the ancient sagas. In these tales, the hero Thorkill of Iceland is sent by King Gorm of Denmark on a mission to the land of Giants, a journey from which his... (read more)

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Encounter
Encounter
by Jane Yolen
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When Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, he discovered the Taino Indians. Told from a young Taino boy's point of view, this story traces how the youth tries to warn his people against welcoming the strangers, who seem more... (read more)

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Going West (Picture Puffin Books)
Going West (Picture Puffin Books)
by Jean Van Leeuwen
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"One day in early spring we packed everything we had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home". Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime. An "American... (read more)

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The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish: Based on a True Story
The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish: Based on a True Story
by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
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The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish tells the dramatic story of the Canadian Arctic expedition that set off in 1913 to explore the high north.... (read more)

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Journey to the River Sea
Journey to the River Sea
by Eva Ibbotson
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For excitement-hungry orphan Ivo, a mission to save Princess Mirella from the dreaded Ogre of Oglefort is a dream come true. Together with a hag, a wizard, and a troll, Ivo sets out, ready for adventure. But when they get to the ogre's castle, the... (read more)

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New Found Land: Lewis and Clark's Voyage of Discovery
New Found Land: Lewis and Clark's Voyage of Discovery
by Allan Wolf
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SACAGAWEA THE BIRD WOMAN After my eleventh winter I was kidnapped by our enemies and made to be their slave. My people, the Shoshone, were in hiding in the Shining Mountains at the place where three rivers become one. In times of war, we never left the... (read more)

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Bold Journey: West with Lewis and Clark
Bold Journey: West with Lewis and Clark
by Charles Bohner
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Drawing on journal entries and grounded in fact, Charles Bohners story re-creates the Lewis and Clark expedition from the experience of Hugh McNeal, one of the youngest members on the journey.... (read more)

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Far Corners
Far Corners
by Kathleen Bullock
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Once upon a Christmas Eve, the Brooks children, Matt, Jan and Willie, stumble through a portal in time and find themselves, along with their run-down old home, transported back to 1747, Colonial Virginia. A ghost has been haunting their house, which had... (read more)

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Cannon Beach Mouse Caper
Cannon Beach Mouse Caper
by Peter Waugh
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A lewis & Clark exhibit in St. Louis inspires two mice to embark on a journey that takes them to Cannon Beach, Oregon. When twins are born to them and they in turn take their place in the young community, adventure is coupled with danger and drama as the... (read more)

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Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?
Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?
by Jean Fritz
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"In a simple, short biography of Columbus she has been extraordinarily successful in extracting the essence of the man." -- The Horn Book. "Fritz's unconventional look at the great explorer who accidently discovered the New World reveals the navigator's... (read more)

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Sword Song
Sword Song
by Rosemary Sutcliff
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Discovered among Rosemary Sutcliff 's papers after her death in 1992, Sword Song is the swashbuckling epic of a young Viking swordsman, banished from his home for unintentionally killing a man, who takes up a new life as a mercenary.... (read more)

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Call It Courage
Call It Courage
by Armstrong Sperry
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Maftu was afraid of the sea. It had taken his mother when he was a baby, and it seemed to him that the sea gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, though he was the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a race of Polynesians who... (read more)

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Journey to the River Sea
Journey to the River Sea
by Eva Ibbotson
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With the memorable characters and plot twists she brings to her best-selling fantasies, Eva Ibbotson has written a hair-raising novel, set in turn-of-the-last-century Brazil. Maia, an orphan, is sent from England to live with unfamiliar cousins on a... (read more)

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The Royal Yacht
The Royal Yacht
by Kathleen Elizabeth Salimena
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The Royal Yacht is a fun book, filled with discovery, for young readers, for children 6+ and for the young at heart. Experience the adventures of Katiana Ferrari, a young girl, and Princess Carolina, her young princess friend, aboard her family's royal... (read more)

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Two Orphans, Columbus, and the New World: Volume I of the New World Series
Two Orphans, Columbus, and the New World: Volume I of the New World Series
by Pat Mac Donald
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After witnessing the murder of his parents, Prince Dionisio and Princess Carlota, brave twelve-year-old Rafael barely escapes and ends up on a ship heading out to sea. There he meets Alex, an orphan boy his own age who works on the ship. Their voyage... (read more)

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Seaman's Adventures with Lewis and Clark (Adventures in History)
Seaman's Adventures with Lewis and Clark (Adventures in History)
by Duncan Brown
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This easy reader tells of adventures encountered by Lewis and Clark on their voyage of discovery and by Seaman, the dog who went along. At the end of the book the reader has the opportunity to tell or write a few words of his or her own, relating to an... (read more)

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Stowaway
Stowaway
by Karen Hesse
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It is known that in the summer of 1768, Captain James Cook sailed from England on H.M.S Endeavour, beginning a three-year voyage around the world on a secret mission to discover an unknown continent at the bottom of the globe. What is less known is that... (read more)

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Looking for Marco Polo
Looking for Marco Polo
by Alan Armstrong
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Eleven-year-old Mark's anthropologist father has disappeared into the Gobi desert while tracing Marco Polo's ancient route from Venice to China. When Mark and his mother travel to Venice to gather information about Mark's missing dad, Mark meets Doc... (read more)

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