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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...


When Darwin Sailed the Sea

by David Long & Sam Kalda

‘A wonderful addition to any biography section for young people’ – School Library Journal

Published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the launch of the HMS Beagle, this beautifully illustrated narrative...


The Navajo: Discover Pictures and Facts About The Navajo For Kids!

by Bold Kids

The Navajo were a native people that were known as a warrior tribe. They definitely played a major role in the settlement of various areas, and it certainly is a strong tribe. Your child can learn about them,...


Cherokee Indians: Discover Pictures and Facts About Cherokee Indians For Kids!

by Bold Kids

This was one of the largest native American tribes out there, and they played a big part on interactions with the US. Here are 10 cool facts about Cherokee Indians.


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...


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...


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...


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...


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. 

 

"Would you see Nature in...


The Heart of the Antarctic

by Ernest Shackleton

The Heart of the Antarctic, Illustrated by Ernest Shackleton.

The scientific results of the expedition cannot be stated in detail in this book. The expert members in each branch have contributed to the appendices...


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...