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Waxman, Laura Hamilton

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of Juan Ponce de Léon, tracing his travels in the Carribbean and his discoveries of Florida and Puerto Rico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 910.92 WAX

Fernández-Armesto, Felipe.

Summary: Chronicles the life and times of Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci, an obscure adventurer, salesman, sorcerer, and relentless borrower of others' experiences and achievements who gave his name to the continents of the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.01 VESPUCCI, AMERIGO FER

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Christopher Columbus on his journeys to the New World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.01 KAL

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: Provides an account of the journey made by Coronado and his search for riches in the new world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Doak

Mowat, Farley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.011 MOW

Kallen, Stuart A.

Summary: Uses primary source documents to follow Francisco Vázquez de Coronado on his search for the Seven Cities of Cibola.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 910.92 KAL

Levy, Janey

Summary: "It's something many Americans are certain is a solid fact: Columbus discovered America. But it's not true. First, Columbus never landed on the North American mainland. And second, how can someone "discover" a place that's already home to millions of people? In this lively and engaging book, readers will uncover the truth behind many myths about explorers in the Americas. Accessible text...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Columbus, Christopher.

Summary: Follows the first voyage of discovery made by Christopher Columbus through excerpts from the journal he kept.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker and Co. 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 COL

Saffer, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB HUDSON SAF

Morganelli, Adrianna

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the French explorer who made many voyages to North America, founded a colony in present-day Canada, and became known as the "Father of New France."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2006

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Mann, Charles C.

Summary: Charles Mann chronicles the Age of Exploration and its consequences. Here, he looks at how the European presence affected the Americas, China, and Africa.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Sale, Kirkpatrick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.015 SAL

Wittmann, Kelly.

Summary: Discusses the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century explorers who landed in the Americas and returned to Europe believing that they had discovered a new world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.01 Wittm

Hakim, Joy.

Summary: Presents the history of the Native Americans from earliest times through the arrival of the first Europeans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 970.1 HAK

Horwitz, Tony

Summary: An irresistible blend of history, myth, and misadventure, this book captures the wonder and drama of first contact. Vikings, conquistadors, French voyageurs, these and many others roamed an unknown continent in quest of grapes, gold, converts, even a cure for syphilis. Though most failed, their remarkable exploits left an enduring mark on the land and people encountered by late-arriving English...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 970.01 HOR

Pelta, Kathy.

Summary: A biography of Christopher Columbus with emphasis on how historians have worked and are still working to find out the truth about his life and discoveries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner 1991

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB COL PEL

Levinson, Nancy Smiler.

Summary: A biography of the fifteenth-century Italian seaman and navigator who unknowingly discovered a new continent while looking for a western route to India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lodestar Books 1990

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Nash, Gary B.

Summary: A history text of America's colonial period, emphasizing the interaction of three cultures--colonialists, Indians, and Blacks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.2 Nash,

Maestro, Betsy.

Summary: Relates the story of the first European explorers and settlers to come to America and details their effect on the people they encountered there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulberry Books 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 970.01 Maestro

Gallagher, Jim

Summary: A biography of the wealthy Spaniard who came to the New World to seek glory and who was the first European to reach the Mississippi River in 1541.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB DESOTO GAL

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Simple text, photographs, and illustrations introduce the history and traditions of Columbus Day in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE NEL

Otfinoski, Steven.

Summary: Recounts the explorations of Spanish soldier Juan Ponce de Len̤, who discovered, founded, and named Florida, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PON

Mooney, Carla

Summary: Provides twenty-two step-by-step projects to help readers learn about the explorers that discovered America and their voyages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2011

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