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Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought) / Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

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Material Type
Book
Author
Krull, Kathleen.
Publication Info.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]

Details

Description
96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Summary
"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? And what drove their passion to explore unknown parts of the world? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, Lives of the Explorers reveals these fascinating adventurers as both world-changers and real people. The entertaining style and solid research of the Lives of. series of biographies have made it a favorite with families and educators for twenty years. This new volume takes readers through the centuries and across the globe, profiling the men and women whose curiosity and courage have led them to discover our world"-- Provided by publisher.
"This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader 7.5
Subject
Explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Adventure and adventurers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers.
Adventure and adventurers.
Discoveries in geography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / General.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft.
Genre/Form
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Subject
Adventure and adventurers.
Discoveries in geography.
Explorers.
Added Author
Hewitt, Kathryn,
ISBN
9780152059101 (hardback)
0152059105 (hardback)