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

Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), 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
Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Creator
Contributor
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"--
  • "This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krull, Kathleen
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1050 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
Grades 5-8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.5
  • 7.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hewitt, Kathryn
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Adventure and adventurers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn858362387
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780152059101
  • (OCoLC)858362387
  • (Sirsi) b13350419
Label
Lives of the explorers : discoveries, disasters (and what the neighbors thought), Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn858362387
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780152059101
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013037697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780152059101
  • (OCoLC)858362387
  • (Sirsi) b13350419

Library Locations

    • McCracken County Public LibraryBorrow it
      555 Washington Street, Paducah, KY, 42003, US
      37.0841169 -88.5988375
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