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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: European explorers & exploration

Explorer
Explorer By Matthews, Rupert (Book - 2012 ) j 910.92 M441e 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographs and text examine the history of explorers and exploration, and highlight many of their discoveries.

Who Was First?
Who Was First? Discovering the Americas By Freedman, Russell (Book - 2007 ) j 970.01 F853w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:For a long time, most people believed that Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to 'discover' America--the first to make a successful round-trip voyage across the Atlantic. But in recent years, as new evidence has come to light, our understanding of history has changed. We know now that Columbus was among the last explorers to reach the Americas, not the first.

Who Was First?
Who Was First? [discovering the Americas] By Freedman, Russell (Audiobook CD - 2007 ) CD-j 970.01 FREEDMAN All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:For a long time, most people believed that Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to 'discover' America--the first to make a successful round-trip voyage across the Atlantic. But in recent years, as new evidence has come to light, our understanding of history has changed. We know now that Columbus was among the last explorers to reach the Americas, not the first.

The World Made New
The World Made New Why the Age of Exploration Happened & How It Changed the World By Aronson, Marc (Book - 2007 ) j 910.9 A769w 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes how the discoveries made by the Europeans around the time of Columbus changed the world.

Explorers of the New World
Explorers of the New World Discover the Golden Age of Exploration By Mooney, Carla (Book - 2011 ) j 910.922 M8186e 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:"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.

Explorers of the New World
Explorers of the New World Discover the Golden Age of Exploration By Mooney, Carla (eBook - 2011 ) Click here for full text »

Annotation:"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.

Around the World in A Hundred Years
Around the World in A Hundred Years From Henry the Navigator to Magellan By Fritz, Jean (Book - 1998 ) j 910.9 F9196a 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the great wave of European exploration during the fifteenth century which resulted in more accurate maps.

The Look-it-up Book of Explorers
The Look-it-up Book of Explorers By Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody (Book - 2004 ) j 910.92 K49L 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Concise and interesting accounts of the men and women who have explored our world--and beyond.

Renaissance Travel, Trade & Exploration
Renaissance Travel, Trade & Exploration (DVD - 2004 ) DVD j 940.21 RENAISSAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Advances in navigational tools, including lateen sails and the astrolabe, made it possible for the explorers of the Renaissance such as, Columbus and da Gama, to expand the known world for commerce and exploration.

Who Really Discovered America
Who Really Discovered America (DVD - 2010 ) DVD 970.015 WHO Available in some locations

Annotation:Did a number of explorers discover the New World long before Christopher Columbus staked his claim in 1492? Explore the possibility that the Chinese, Japanese, Polynesians, Norse, Welsh, Irish, Ancient Hebrews, and the Solutreans all made it to the Americas earlier than Columbus. Rebuild the ships, trace the routes, test the artifacts, and analyze blood evidence to finally learn the answer to one of the greatest mysteries of all time: who really discovered America?

Magnificent Voyage of Christopher Columbus
Magnificent Voyage of Christopher Columbus (DVD - 2007 ) DVD 970.015 MAGNIFICE Available in some locations

Annotation:Recounts the history and epic adventure of Columbus' first Atlantic crossing, as a modern-day crew retraces Columbus' course, sailing replicas of his fleet.

When Worlds Collide
When Worlds Collide The Untold Story of the Americas After Columbus (DVD - 2010 ) DVD 980.013 WHEN Available in some locations

Annotation:A highly imaginative exploration of one of the most intriguing epochs in human history: when the 'Old World' first encountered the 'New World.' Travel from Granada in Spain to Machu Picchu in Peru, and from Mexico to Madrid in Spain. Explores how the collision of these two sophisticated but different worlds led to the birth of an entirely new Latino culture.

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Did Columbus really discover America? Who were the Conquistadors? How the heck did the intrepid explorers even find their way around? Find the answers in these fun and interesting books.


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