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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...


Accidental Archaeologists

by Sarah Albee

Secret treasures are buried all around us -- you just have to look for them!

Accidental Archaeologists takes you on an adventure through time to relive some of the coolest surprise discoveries by totally ordinary...


Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Scholastic Focus)

by Tod Olson

This fast-paced, three-part narrative takes readers on three expeditions over 15 years to K2, one of the deadliest mountains on Earth. Roped together, these teams of men face perilously high altitudes and battering...


Lost in the Antarctic: The Doomed Voyage of the Endurance (Lost #4)

by Tod Olson

There wasn't a thing Ernest Shackleton could do. He stood on the ice-bound Weddell Sea, watching the giant blocks of frozen saltwater squeeze his ship to death. The ship's name seemed ironic now: the Endurance...


Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 (Lost #2)

by Tod Olson

April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power...


Death on the River of Doubt

by Samantha Seiple

"I did have a murderous trip down South, but it was mighty interesting." In October 1913, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a tour of South America. The thrill-seeking adventurer had no...


Byrd & Igloo: A Polar Adventure

by Samantha Seiple

From the author of Ghosts in the Fog comes a story that will appeal to lovers of history, adventure, and dogs.BYRD & IGLOO is the first narrative nonfiction book to tell the daring adventures of legendary polar...


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...