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Champlain: Peacemaker and Explorer

by Mary Beacock Fryer

Samuel de Champlain has long been known as the founder of Quebec and as a tireless explorer. His efforts to establish a colony encountered setbacks in France, and since he was not of the nobility, he was therefore...


Celebrated Travels and Travellers, Part 3

by Jules Verne

Do you like classic books? This is a great story for you!

In this book you could find:

  • Great literary speeches.
  • Action and adventure story.
  • Main and secundary characters.

You could begin to enjoy this classic...


Celebrated Travels and Travellers, Part 2

by Jules Verne

Do you like classic books? This is a great story for you!

In this book you could find:

  • Great literary speeches.
  • Action and adventure story.
  • Main and secundary characters.

You could begin to enjoy this classic...


Celebrated Travels and Travellers, Part 1

by Jules Verne

Do you like classic books? This is a great story for you!

In this book you could find:

  • Great literary speeches.
  • Action and adventure story.
  • Main and secundary characters.

You could begin to enjoy this classic...


The Norse Discovery of America

by Arthur Middleton Reeves

"The Norse Discovery of America" is a collection of texts relating to the voyages of the Norse west to America. A thousand years ago, nearly half a millennium before Columbus, the Norse extended their explorations...


The Explorations of Pere Marquette

by Jim Kjelgaard

How big was this New World? Was it just a narrow strip of land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans? In 1670 no one knew the answers to these questions. Perhaps the settlers on the east coast were too busy...


The Awakening of Europe

by M. B. Synge

The Awakening of Europe covers the reformation in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England, as well as the settlement of colonies in America. The rise of England and the Netherlands as sea powers, and the...


The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country From Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad With 25 Projects

by Karen Bush Gibson & Tom Casteel

Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the west in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago!...


Who Was Christopher Columbus? Biography for Kids 6-8 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Christopher Columbus was a brave and curious man. He was an explorer who went out to the unknown to discover new lands. It was Christopher Columbus who discovered the Americas, which he dubbed as the New World....


Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy (History (US))

by Michael Cottman & National Geographic Kids

A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle...


Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways

by Judy Dodge Cummings

Sometimes, an intolerable situation calls for a drastic measure-fleeing for freedom. Whether you're a slave seeking freedom on the North or a convict swimming for your life in a shark-infested canal, the urge...


The Travels of Watkin Tench

by Watkin Tench

This edition includes the 3 works of Watkin Tench: A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay, A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson and Letters written in France, in the Summer 1790, to a friend...


Travels In Alaska

by John Muir

In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves,...


The Journal of William de Rubruck

by William de Rubruck & William Woodville Rockhill (Translator)

The Journal of William de Rubruck: Account of the Mongols. William of Rubruck (1220-1293) was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical literature...


Two Years Before the Mast

by Richard Henry Dana

Two Years Before the Mast is a memoir by the American author Richard Henry Dana Jr., published in 1840, having been written after a two-year sea voyage from Boston to California on a merchant ship starting in...


The First Discovery of Australia And New Guinea

by George Collingridge

The First Discovery of Australia And New Guinea; Being The Narrative of Portuguese and Spanish Discoveries in the Australasian Regions, between the Years 1492-1606, with Descriptions of their Old Charts by George...


Narrative of the Mutiny Bounty

by William Bligh

A Narrative of the Mutiny, on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, from Tofoa, One of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the...


The Story of Ida Pfeiffer

by Ida Pfeiffer

Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797-Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical...


Voyages In Search of the North-West Passage

by Richard Hakluyt

Voyages In Search of the North-West Passage by Richard Hakluyt.

As preface to Richard Hakluyt’s records of the first endeavour of our bold Elizabethan mariners to find North-West Passage to the East, let me...


The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them

by Nina Elizabeth Mazuchelli

The Indian Alps and how we crossed them. Being a narrative of two years' residence in the Eastern Himlaya and two months' tour in the Interior. By a Lady Pioneer, Nina Mazuchelli. 

 

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