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Into the Unknown : How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air

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9780763649487 Ready to relive some of the most daring voyages of all time? Unfold these spectacular cross sections and explore fourteen historic journeys.

Open this dynamic book and discover how the greatest explorers in history — from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong — plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture of the world we have today. With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, immerse yourself in such expeditions as: 
—Leif Eriksson’s voyage to North America (eleventh century) 
—Zheng’s travels from China to East Africa (fifteenth century) 
—Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe (sixteenth century) 
—Tenzing Norgay’s and Edmund Hillary’s scaling of Mt. Everest (twentieth century) 
—Plus ten more exciting journeys!
Back matter includes an index, a glossary, and sources.


Candlewick Press
Book Format
Original Languages
Number of Pages
Stewart Ross
Publication Date
April, 2011
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
10.12 x 8.68 x 0.81 Inches

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Great illustrations, i...

Great illustrations, interesting topics.

A great way to introdu...

A great way to introduce students and young children into history. The writing style does not bog readers down with detail after detail like a advanced book. Each journey is presented with drawings and pull-out illustrations that offer a detailed view into each momnent in time. it offer something for both those who like to read and those that like great artwork. I would use this book as an introduction for any history course before moving students on to detailed texts.

Into the Unknown: How ...

Into the Unknown: How Great Explorers Found Their Way by Land, Sea, and Air chronicles the advancement of travel from over a thousand years ago to present day. Readers explore the different methods used to travel across the world and even into space. Added into the book are pull outs that will have students exploring out of fascination. Geared towards upper elementary or middle school, this would be a wonderful way to learn more about our past and just how far the world has come.

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