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Resendez, Andres

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Summary: "The story of an uncovered voyage as colorful and momentous as any on record for the Age of Discovery-and of the Black mariner whose stunning accomplishment has been until now lost to history It began with a secret mission, no expenses spared. Spain, plotting to break Portugal's monopoly trade with the fabled Orient, set sail from a hidden Mexican port to cross the Pacific--and then,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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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

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Explorer Bio 921 Coronado 2001

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

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

Rea, Amy C.

Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the races between different groups of people to reach the North and South Poles first. Learn about how these explorers handled the extreme weather and why they risked their lives to accomplish their goal"-- www.childsworld.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 919.8 REA

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

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

Mikkelsen, Ejnar

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 919.82 MIK

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

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

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

Conrad, Pam.

Summary: Written as a diary by the ship's boy, this story presents a personal view of Columbus's first trip across the Atlantic and of his discovery of America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Caroline House 1991

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Goodwin, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.01 DORANTES, ESTEBAN GOO

Heinrichs, Ann.

Summary: A biography of the sixteenth-century Spaniard who explored Florida and other southern states, and became the first white man to cross the Mississippi River.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2002

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Wright, Ronald

Summary: Plucked from his small fishing village and captured by the conquistadors looking to plunder the gold of Peru, young Waman is the everyman thrown into extraordinary circumstances, caught up in history's throes. He finds himself at every major moment in the empire-building of the Spanish explorers, including Francisco Pizarro, and in the culture clash and violent overthrow of the Incan leaders....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WRI

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

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Gear, W. Michael.

Summary: Black Shell, an exile banished by his people for cowardice, prepares to lead a small band of warriors to kill the Kristianos, while explorer Hernando de Soto tricks the ancient Nations into slavery through his lies and ambition for gold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEA

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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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: Articles present opposing viewpoints on such Columbus-related issues as the motives of the conquistadors, treatment of the Indians, and twentieth-century views of Columbus.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press 1992

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

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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