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The Little Jane Silver 2-Book Bundle: Little Jane Silver / Little Jane and the Nameless Isle

by Adira Rotstein

These two exciting books chronicle the adventures of brave, budding young pirate Little Jane, who is related to the great Long John Silver. Little Jane experiences plenty of excitement and danger of her own....


The Adventures of Lewis and Clark

by John Bakeless

Action-packed account of perilous journey made by undaunted men who faced hostile Indians, prairie fires, floods, famine, sub-zero weather, and other perils to chart the vast unknown lands of the Louisiana Purchase....


Trouble on the Voyage

by Bob Barton

The Henrietta Maria has been trapped in the Hudson Strait for two months finally breaking free August 6, 1631 to search for a northwest passage. The crew knows it must leave Hudson Bay by early October to avoid...


Little Jane and the Nameless Isle: A Little Jane Silver Adventure

by Adira Rotstein

Little Jane Silver, the daughter of fearless pirate Long John Silver, is on a quest to the Nameless Isle -- a journey only her parents have survived. Will she rise to the task and save her parents' treasure...


The First Men in the Moon

by H. G. Wells

The books tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by a race...


Clear Skies

by Jessica Scott Kerrin

It is the summer of 1961, and eleven-year-old Arno Creelman wants nothing more than to be an astronomer. Fortunately, his struggle with claustrophobia has little impact on his one true passion. Unlike his annoying...


Tecumseh’S Artifact

by M. Ruth Troughton

Twelve-year-old Ronnie has just made the difficult decision to live for a whole year with his crotchety great-grandfather instead of in a boarding school. Now, stuck in an old house in Ontario, Ronnie wonders...


Stories of the Vikings

by Mary Macgregor

On a summer day nearly twelve hundred years ago, three ships with bright red sails drew near to one of the little ports of the Dorset coast in the south of England. The townsfolk saw the ships, and paying no...


Red River Rising

by B.J. Bayle

In 1813, Angus, a young Scot, and his family endure hardships as they attempt to start a new life in Canada. As they struggle to survive, they find themselves caught up in the rivalry between two fur-trading...


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....


The History Mystery

by Ana María Machado

Sonia, Pedro and their classmates are baffled. Mysterious messages keep popping up on their computers, on their mobile phones, on websites they visit, even on a radio programme they listen to. It is a voice...


Lost

by John Wilson

Sam and Annabel are pleased when they are selected to take a cruise to the Arctic. And they are thrilled when they learn that the cruise will take them past a site connected to the most famous mystery in Arctic...


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...


Under Drake’s Flag

by G. A. Henty

A story of the days when England and Spain struggled for the supremacy of the sea. An exciting account of life on the high seas as seen through the eyes of young Ned Hearne. The brave 16th-century teen sails...


Constance

by Patricia Clapp

"An absorbing historical romance."—Booklist

"Constance is an engaging, high-spirited heroine . . . A fine historical novel written with verve and fresh imagination."—Horn Book

Runner-up for the National Book...


Secret Lives

by Berthe Amoss

Set in 1930’s New Orleans, twelve-year-old Addie Agnew struggles to uncover the mystery of her mother’s death. Living with her spinster aunts, Addie was told her mother was perfect and she was swept out...


A New Continent, a New World: Discovery and Conquest During the Age of Exploration

by Baby Professor

It’s that time of exploration and keeping new discoveries at bay. This book is your ultimate stock of knowledge about all the notable discoveries and conquests during the age of exploration. Don’t get lost...


The Travels by Marco Polo (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Travels with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Travels by Marco Polo, which tells the adventurous...


5th Grade Us History: Famous US Inventors: Fifth Grade Books Inventors for Kids

by Baby Professor

Show your gratitude to the people who made life today much more comfortable. This book accumulates information on some of the world's most famous US inventors. Complete with images and an easy-to-read format,...