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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 J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 970.01 KAL

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

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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

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

Summary: From the top of Everest to the deepest recesses of previously unexplored caves, from the heart of the sea to the far reaches of space, African American explorers and adventurers have helped chart the unknown, push the boundaries of the frontier, scale the heights, and shoot for the stars. With profiles of courageous and pioneering figures like Arctic explorer Matthew Alexander Henson, the Lewis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AFR

Davis, Hasan

Summary: "Thomas Jefferson's Corps of Discovery included Captains Lewis and Clark and a crew of 28 men to chart a route from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. All the crew but one volunteered for the mission. York, the enslaved man taken on the journey, did not choose to go. Slaves did not have choices. York's contributions to the expedition, however, were invaluable. The captains came to rely on York's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2019

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

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: Chronicles the life of explorer John Cabot, describing his expeditions to the Orient and Newfoundland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Explorer Bio 921 Cabot 2003

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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Summary: Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her biggest challenge yet: High School. When her parents mysteriously disappear while searching for the Lost City of Gold, Dora must swing into action and lead a group of ill-equipped high schoolers on a quest to save them. It is a high stakes mission as Dora and her new friends navigate the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Do

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY DOR

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Dora 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE DOR

Summary: Super silly fiesta!: Big Red Chicken loses his cake, Dora and Boots need your help to save the fiesta. Boots' special day: Help Boots do everything he loves, like read a book and see animals at a shelter. Stuck truck: When Ice Cream Truck gets stuck in the muck, Boots and Dora lead a rescue mission. The big potato: When Benny the Bull finds a magic wand he accidentally turns himself into a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DOR

Summary: Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile. After the crash of their dirigible, Italia, the survivors huddle in their makeshift red canvas dwelling, desperately sending out S.O.S. signals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RED

Bailey, Katharine

Summary: Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 971.01 BAI

Buckley, James.

Summary: "As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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

Harmon, Daniel E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House Publishers 2001

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB LA SALLE HAR

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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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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB COL PEL

Summary: Sacha, a young girl from the late-19th-century Russian aristocracy, defies her parents and flees Saint Petersburg for the Great North, in search of her grandfather, the renowned scientist and Arctic explorer Oloukine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LON

Amoroso, Cynthia.

Summary: A brief introduction to the life and accomplishments of the Norwiegan explorer Lief Eriksson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2003

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ERIKSSON KLI

Fenster, J. M. (Julie M.)

Summary: "The surprising story of how Thomas Jefferson commanded an unrivaled age of American exploration, sending out waves of expeditions into the West after the Louisiana Purchase. In presiding over that era of discovery, Jefferson forged a great nation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 FEN

Fritz, Jean.

Summary: Discusses the voyages of Christopher Columbus who determined to beat everyone in the race to the Indies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1980

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

Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: A biography of the Spanish explorer who first came to the New World with Columbus, went on to become governer of Puerto Rico, and later came to Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Explorer Bio 921 Ponce de Leon

Kemper, Steve.

Contents: Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Aïr -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.70423 KEM

Medina, Nico

Summary: "Hold on to your Viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? Series! Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet know it, Leif was destined to embark on an adventure of his own. The wise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

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

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

Meltzer, Milton

Summary: Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 1990

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

Trueit, Trudi Strain

Summary: "Cruz and his fellow recruits tackle challenging missions to dispense life-saving medication to gorillas, thwart pangolin poachers, and capture images of the last known cheetahs in Namibia--all the while discovering that protecting the world's threatened species is a dangerous business. Things turn deadly for Lani, Sailor, Emmett, and Cruz as they search for the fourth piece of Cruz's mom's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TRU

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1 available in JT Science Fiction, Call number: JT SF Trueit 2020

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