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    Primary Source Explorers
    Hardcover Series
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    Lerner Publications
    Genre/Interest: People & Places
    Academic Subject: Social Studies

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    ISBN-10: 1-5124-6557-7

    ISBN-13: 978-1-5124-6557-0

    Dewey: Varies
    Reading Grade Level: 4

    Interest Grade Level: 3 - 5

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    Description
    This dynamic series is packed with primary sources (letters, journal excerpts, maps, and objects from the period) to give readers insights about some of the most studied explorers of the world. Each engaging title helps readers understand the historical context and consider the point of view of the explorers and the people they encountered. Need-to-know facts for report writers are enhanced by captivating photos and a fresh design.
    Titles included in this Series
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    978-1-5124-0772-3
    By: Stuart A. Kallen
    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, seeking ...
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    978-1-5124-0773-0
    By: Stuart A. Kallen
    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 villa...
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    978-1-5124-0774-7
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    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 Northeast Passage...
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    978-1-5124-0777-8
    By: Lisa L. Owens
    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 co...
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    978-1-5124-0776-1
    By: Laura Hamilton Waxman
    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,...
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    978-1-5124-0775-4
    By: Lisa L. Owens
    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 most famo...
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    Reviews in this Series
    School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    "The writing is simple and direct, though rich with detail. Potentially problematic topics, such as the treatment of Indigenous people by invaders, are handled sensitively and honestly. . .These are first-rate research materials presented with much care for reluctant readers."—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
    "The writing is simple and direct, though rich with detail. Potentially problematic topics, such as the treatment of Indigenous people by invaders, are handled sensitively and honestly. . .These are first-rate research materials presented with much care for reluctant readers."—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple