In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Ernest Shackleton, the fearless Antarctic adventurer.
When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure.
Let your little explorer go on a daring journey across land, sea, and sky! Discover the exciting exploits of incredible adventurers who shaped our world.
Learn all about famous adventurers who searched the world far and wide in this engaging and colorful adventure book for pioneers-in-training. Happy exploring!
Ida Pfeiffer has a mind of her own.
Although she lives at a time when girls are expected to be mothers and housewives, Ida dreams of being an explorer and going on expeditions.
Meet the first explorer who went around the world
Before he led the first expedition to circumnavigate the Earth, Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521) was a Portuguese sailor known for his incredible navigation skills. After years of sailing, he was chosen to lead a crew to circle the globe—a trip that no other ship had ever completed.
Original map illustrations show the world's greatest journeys, and illustrated fact pages tell the stories of each expedition.The Atlas of Great Journeys allows readers to follow in the footsteps of the most daring adventurers as they set out to explore the unknown.
Myths! Lies! Secrets! Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.
In 1620, the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock and made friends with Wampanoag people who gave them corn. RIGHT?
Discover the real history behind the Mayflower in this illustrated nonfiction storybook for kids ages 7 to 9, timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' famous voyage to the Americas.
From National Book Award winner Martin W. Sandler, a fascinating look at the week that brought aviation fever to the world
Dip into this illustrated account of key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it.
In May 1607, English settlers stepped off their ship in North America. They were about to start the first permanent English settlement in North America. They endured many hardships and made many tough choices in the new land. Now the choices are yours. Would you rather suffer from intestinal problems after becoming infected with dysentery or have bleeding gums after getting scurvy?