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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]

Primary Source Explorers — Library Bound Set

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

Set

This dynamic series is packed with primary sources (letters, journal excerpts, maps, and objects from the period) to give readers new insight about some of the most studied explorers of the… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $183.90
  • Your Price: $137.93
  • 6 titles

Primary Source Explorers — eBook Set

From the Series Primary Source Explorers

Set

This dynamic series is packed with primary sources (letters, journal excerpts, maps, and objects from the period) to give readers new insight about some of the most studied explorers of the… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $279.90
  • Your Price: $209.93
  • 6 titles