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Explorers of the New World

Discover the Golden Age of Exploration
Mooney, Carla (Book - 2011)
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"Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration" offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9-12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the adventures of a few people 500 years ago changed world history..."--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Mooney, Carla, 1970-
Title: Explorers of the New World
discover the golden age of exploration
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, c2011
Characteristics: vii, 120 p. :,ill., maps ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Tom Casteel
Notes: "With 22 projects"--Cover
Contents: Timeline
Exploring in the Age of Discovery
Searching for a water route to Asia
Voyage to the New World : Christopher Columbus
Searching for the Northwest Passage : John Cabot
Circling the globe : Ferdinand Magellan
The Spanish Conquistadors
Journeys inland
Summary: "Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration" offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9-12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. Discover how the adventures of a few people 500 years ago changed world history..."--P. [4] of cover.
Additional Contributors: Casteel, Tom
ISBN: 1936313448
9781936313440
Branch Call Number: j 910.922 M8186e 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 116) and index
Subject Headings: Handicraft Juvenile literature Discoveries in geography Juvenile literature Explorers Biography Juvenile literature Explorers Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Handicraft
Discoveries in geography
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"Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration" offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery.

Offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernán Cortés, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22... Read More »


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