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Books on Explorers
Early Explorers by
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
Who Helped Map The World? Learn About The Voyages Of Christopher Columbus And Marco Polo And Their Contributions To Our World. Social Studies Based Leveled Readers For Use In Guided Reading And Social Studies Instruction.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa by
Publication Date: 2004-05-01
Who was the first European to see the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean? Vasco Nunez de Balboa was. This Spanish explorer sailed from Spain to the island of Hispaniola where he started a farm. Escaping people to whom he owed money, Balboa stowed away on a ship sailing to South America. Balboa became a great explorer and conqueror crossing the Isthmus of Panama and finally finding the Pacific Ocean. Book jacket.
Francisco Coronado by
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
Introduces the life of the Spanish explorer who searched for the cities of gold, but only found Indian villages
Forgotten Voyager by
Publication Date: 1991-04-01
These insightful biographies highlight men and women who have struggled to overcome adversity to accomplish their goals. Along the way, these inspiring people have blazed a trail through history.