Read about the astonishing discoveries and remarkable adventures of explorers -- from the voyages of the ancient Polynesians and the Vikings to satellites in space.
The History News: Explorers, a popular book in the award-winning News series, is available in paperback and in a space-saving reduced trim size. Covering the astonishing discoveries and bold adventures of world explorers, this acclaimed book presents history in a unique, kid-friendly format that's as accessible as the morning newspaper.
Back matter includes a time line, an index, and sources.
Although its newspaper format makes this introduction amusing to read, the content is overbroad and superficial. Subjects from the early Phoenician explorers, through Columbus and Magellan, to tomorrow's explorations of mountains and the ocean floor, are presented as contemporaneously written news stories, along with advertisements and letters to the editor. The color artwork runs a gamut of styles. A time line is included. Ind.