The Resource Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Label
Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air
Title
Into the unknown
Title remainder
how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air
Statement of responsibility
Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discover how the greatest explorers in history plunged into the unknown and boldly pieced together the picture of the world we have today. With the help of masterful cross sections, dramatic storytelling, and sidebars that highlight key concepts, places, and technology, readers explore fourteen historic journeys
Awards note
Boston Globe-Horn Book Honors (2011).
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Stewart
Dewey number
910.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
G175
LC item number
.R7 2011
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.9.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Biesty, Stephen
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Explorers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Explorers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes foldout pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fourteen amazing journeys: 340 BC Pytheas the Greek sails to the Arctic Circle -- AD 1003 Leif Eriksson reaches the coast of America -- 1271-1274 Marco Polo rides the Silk Road to China -- 1405-1407 Admiral Zheng He crosses the Indian Ocean -- 1492 Christopher Columbus sails to the Caribbean -- 1519-1522 Ferdinand Magellan's fleet circumnavigates the world -- 1768-1771 Captain Cook maps the Pacific Ocean -- 1858-1864 David Livingstone explores the Zambezi River -- 1895 Mary Kingsley travels alone in West Africa -- 1928 Umberto Nobile flies over the North Pole -- 1932 Auguste Piccard ascends into the stratosphere -- 1960 Jacques Piccard dives to the Challenger Deep -- 1953 Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay climb Everest -- 1969 Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin land on the moon
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
82 pages
Isbn
9780763649487
Lccn
2010038720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)641520848
  • 1486752
  • (OCoLC)ocn641520848
Label
Into the unknown : how great explorers found their way by land, sea, and air, Stewart Ross ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Publication
Note
Includes foldout pages
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fourteen amazing journeys: 340 BC Pytheas the Greek sails to the Arctic Circle -- AD 1003 Leif Eriksson reaches the coast of America -- 1271-1274 Marco Polo rides the Silk Road to China -- 1405-1407 Admiral Zheng He crosses the Indian Ocean -- 1492 Christopher Columbus sails to the Caribbean -- 1519-1522 Ferdinand Magellan's fleet circumnavigates the world -- 1768-1771 Captain Cook maps the Pacific Ocean -- 1858-1864 David Livingstone explores the Zambezi River -- 1895 Mary Kingsley travels alone in West Africa -- 1928 Umberto Nobile flies over the North Pole -- 1932 Auguste Piccard ascends into the stratosphere -- 1960 Jacques Piccard dives to the Challenger Deep -- 1953 Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay climb Everest -- 1969 Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin land on the moon
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
82 pages
Isbn
9780763649487
Lccn
2010038720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)641520848
  • 1486752
  • (OCoLC)ocn641520848

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