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BISAC Subject JNF025080

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration & Discovery

Spring 2020

50 Things to See on the Moon: A First-Time Stargazer's Guide

Have you always wanted to explore the Moon like Neil Armstrong or the eleven other astronauts who have walked on its surface? You can tour the Moon from your own backyard with a small… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1190
  • Dewey: 520

A Journey with Christopher Columbus

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed west from Europe and landed on a Caribbean island in what he thought was India. Over the next twelve years, Columbus made several voyages to the New World… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 970.01/5092

A Journey with Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1540 Francisco Vázquez de Coronado marched from northern Mexico in search of the Seven Cities of Cibola, reputed to hold great treasures. He found Cibola, but discovered that this Zuni… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 910.92

A Journey with Henry Hudson

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1607 Henry Hudson set sail in search of the Northwest Passage. He turned up empty-handed after two attempts. The following year, the Dutch East India Company hired him to find the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: 910.92

A Journey with Hernán Cortés

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1504 Hernán Cortés left Spain for the Caribbean. Once there, he was given land, a home, and a good job. Eventually, he was given the opportunity to explore Mexico, which led to his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 972.02092

A Journey with Juan Ponce de León

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1493 Juan Ponce de León joined Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World. Thus began a lifetime of exploration for Ponce de León, who traveled to Puerto Rico in 1506, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 910.92

A Journey with Sieur de La Salle

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

In 1666 Sieur de La Salle left France and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean to New France, a colony in present-day Canada. He wanted to explore new lands and even sail to China. On La Salle's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 910.92 [B]

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

A Timeline History of Early American Indian Peoples

From the Series Timeline Trackers: America's Beginnings

Hundreds, even thousands, of years before Europeans arrived in North America, American Indians had made their homes here. These many groups adapted to the varied lands and climates of what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Timeline History of the California Gold Rush

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In 1848, a carpenter named James Marshall discovered that there was gold in the riverbeds of the Sacramento Valley. Gold fever quickly spread across the country and around the world. By the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 979.4'04

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860

Daniel Boone

From the Series On My Own Biography

Daniel Boone loved to explore and hunt in the wilderness. As a boy, he learned the ways of the woods from Indians and hunters. Then Daniel heard of a place called Kentucky and he decided to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 976.9'02'092

Exploring the West: Tales of Courage on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency

History books tell much about Lewis and Clark's expedition West. But what is less known is how far the explorers went to ensure their entire team had an equal voice in decision-making, even… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 812

Ghost Walls: The Story of a 17th-Century Colonial Homestead

In 1638, John Lewger made a home in the wilderness of the New World, in a place called Maryland. He named his house St. John's, and for nearly eighty years, it was the center of an ambitious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.6
  • Dewey: 975.2'02

Holidays & Heroes — eBook Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

Set

Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $541.10
  • Your Price: $405.83
  • 14 titles

Holidays & Heroes Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

Set

Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $101.28
  • Your Price: $75.96
  • 4 titles

Holidays & Heroes — Library Bound Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

Set

Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $303.84
  • Your Price: $227.88
  • 12 titles

Holidays & Heroes — Paperback Set

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

Set

Bring to life the people behind the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Each book combines engaging text, colorful artwork, photographs, and historical images. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $98.18
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Human History Timeline — eBook Set

From the Series Human History Timeline

Set

Explore human history from the birth of civilization through to the millennium. A continuous timeline calls out cultural periods, major events, and scientific advances that happened… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Human History Timeline — Library Bound Set

From the Series Human History Timeline

Set

Explore human history from the birth of civilization through to the millennium. A continuous timeline calls out cultural periods, major events, and scientific advances that happened… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles
Fall 2019

It's a Round, Round World!

We all know the earth is round. But HOW do we know? Join intrepid young scientist-adventurer Joulia Copernicus as she takes readers on a historical journey through time and space. From… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650

Let's Celebrate Columbus Day

From the Series Holidays & Heroes

This is the story of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus, beginning with his childhood dream of being a sailor. A courageous, determined, and sometimes greedy man, his many voyages never… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 390

Mysteries of Easter Island

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

On Easter in 1722, a fleet of Dutch ships exploring the southeastern Pacific Ocean came across a small island that at first seemed uninhabited. Instead, the sailors found a community of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 996.18