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The Resource Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt

Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)
Title
Lives of the explorers
Title remainder
discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)
Statement of responsibility
written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? And what drove their passion to explore unknown parts of the world? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, Lives of the Explorers reveals these fascinating adventurers as both world-changers and real people. The entertaining style and solid research of the Lives of. series of biographies have made it a favorite with families and educators for twenty years. This new volume takes readers through the centuries and across the globe, profiling the men and women whose curiosity and courage have led them to discover our world"--
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Summary
"You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? And what drove their passion to explore unknown parts of the world? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, Lives of the Explorers reveals these fascinating adventurers as both world-changers and real people. The entertaining style and solid research of the Lives of. series of biographies have made it a favorite with families and educators for twenty years. This new volume takes readers through the centuries and across the globe, profiling the men and women whose curiosity and courage have led them to discover our world"--
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
Young Hoosier Book Intermediate Grades 4-6 Award nominee, 2016-2017
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10318868
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krull, Kathleen,
Dewey number
  • 910.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1050
  • 1050L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
G200
LC item number
.K78 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1050
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hewitt, Kathryn,
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Lives of--
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / General
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought)
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 96)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In search of trees: Leif Ericson -- "Only the half of what I saw": Marco Polo -- Kindnes of strangers: Ibn Battuta -- Everyone likes presents: Zheng He -- "Gold is most excellent": Christopher Columbus -- Flying pigs: Ferdinand Magellan -- The final four years: Henry Hudson -- Eat your sauerkraut: James Cook -- In love with the wilderness: Daniel Boone -- Dancing by campfire: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacajawea -- Thousand and one nights: Richard Francis Burton -- Gun or no gun?: Isabella Bird -- Body parts on the ceiling: Mary Kingsley -- The kind one: Matthew Henson -- Naming a new land afater "mommie": Richard E. Byrd -- Up and down: Auguste and Jacques Piccard -- Blast off! Sally Ride
Control code
20262823
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn858362387
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 96)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
In search of trees: Leif Ericson -- "Only the half of what I saw": Marco Polo -- Kindnes of strangers: Ibn Battuta -- Everyone likes presents: Zheng He -- "Gold is most excellent": Christopher Columbus -- Flying pigs: Ferdinand Magellan -- The final four years: Henry Hudson -- Eat your sauerkraut: James Cook -- In love with the wilderness: Daniel Boone -- Dancing by campfire: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Sacajawea -- Thousand and one nights: Richard Francis Burton -- Gun or no gun?: Isabella Bird -- Body parts on the ceiling: Mary Kingsley -- The kind one: Matthew Henson -- Naming a new land afater "mommie": Richard E. Byrd -- Up and down: Auguste and Jacques Piccard -- Blast off! Sally Ride
Control code
20262823
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn858362387

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