Your students will discover the lives and times of more than 260 men and women explorers, from ancient Greek scholars and travelers to 20th century oceanographers and astronauts. Who these individuals were, when and how they lived and traveled, why their journeys were significant and what the consequences of their discoveries were are all answered within these biographies. Includes illustrations, maps, a cumulative index and charts depicting explorers by place of birth and a chronology of exploration.
"The biographies...are quite detailed and presented in a clear and easy-to-read format. Among the series' strength are the diversity of the explorers and discoverers and its engaging and easy-to-read format. The information presented is important, well-written and extremely interesting."
-- Against the Grain (September 1998)
Price: US $87.00