search for books and compare prices
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration & Discovery matches 627 work(s)
at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9780753472804 Cover for 9781784458669 Cover for 9781618215741 Cover for 9781618215765 Cover for 9781426326639 Cover for 9781426326646 Cover for 9781445148878 Cover for 9780750288491 Cover for 9781619304765 Cover for 9781619304802 Cover for 9780750297097 Cover for 9780547903781 Cover for 9780544810891 Cover for 9781910512074 Cover for 9781596041950 Cover for 9781481471756 Cover for 9781493830749 Cover for 9781568462905 Cover for 9781477788257 Cover for 9781477788271 Cover for 9781680792416 Cover for 9781680792430 Cover for 9781477788028 Cover for 9781680792447 Cover for 9781477788141 Cover for 9781477788004 Cover for 9781508151715 Cover for 9781508151739
cover image for 9780753472804
By Editors of Kingfisher (corporate author)

Paperback:

9780753472804 | Kingfisher, March 7, 2017, cover price $5.99

cover image for 9781784458669
Product Description: In this sticker activity book, kids will learn about the incredible world of the Vikings, from bloodthirsty battles to extraordinary seafaring expeditions! Each fun-filled scene is packed with cool facts, and oodles of stickers to bring the Vikings back to life...read more
By Ed Myer (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781784458669 | Csm stk edition (Top That Pub Plc, March 1, 2017), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: In this sticker activity book, kids will learn about the incredible world of the Vikings, from bloodthirsty battles to extraordinary seafaring expeditions!

Paperback:

9781618215703 | Prufrock Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $8.95

cover image for 9781618215741
Product Description: London was once covered in a fog so polluted that it killed 12,000 people. The Aleppo earthquake killed 230,000 people, and a wall of water mysteriously wiped out the whole town of Burnam-on-the-Sea. All of these were catastrophic disasters, but they led to important discoveries in science...read more

Paperback:

9781618215741 | Prufrock Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: London was once covered in a fog so polluted that it killed 12,000 people.

cover image for 9781618215765
Product Description: Two thousand years ago Chinese scientists were looking for a medicine that would make them live forever. Instead, they blew up their lab and discovered gunpowder. Alfred Nobel blew up his laboratory twice before he discovered the formula for dynamite...read more

Paperback:

9781618215765 | Prufrock Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Two thousand years ago Chinese scientists were looking for a medicine that would make them live forever.

cover image for 9781426326639
Product Description: A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports on the shores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations...read more

Hardcover:

9781426326639 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.

Library:

9781426326646 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.90 | About this edition: A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.

cover image for 9781445148878
Product Description: Vikings have a fearsome reputation as terrifying and brutal warriors, raiding other lands and killing without mercy. Yet the Vikings were also incredibly cultured and lived in a complex society. Through artefacts and excavations, Discover the Vikings: Everyday Life, Art and Culture explores the Viking world by examining - among other things - shipbuilding and navigation, longhouses and home life, food and farming and their skills as craftspeople...read more

Hardcover:

9781445148878 | Franklin Watts Ltd, November 8, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Vikings have a fearsome reputation as terrifying and brutal warriors, raiding other lands and killing without mercy.

cover image for 9780750288491
Product Description: Charles Darwin's book 'On the Origin of Species' changed both science and society - but why? This biography explores the life of Charles Darwin, from his early investigations of the natural world and his voyage on the HMS Beagle, to the publication of his great work...read more

Hardcover:

9780750288491 | Wayland, November 8, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Charles Darwin's book 'On the Origin of Species' changed both science and society - but why?

cover image for 9781619304765
Product Description: Tales of survival are as old as humanity! In Survival: True Stories, readers discover accounts of survival that required innovation, a thirst for adventure, and even a bit of brutality. Whether it’s Shackleton on the frozen landscape of Antarctica or William Bligh and his loyal followers adrift in the Pacific after mutiny on the Bounty, survival is a fascinating topic for readers ages 9 to 12!Survival is the second book in the Murder & Mayhem series, which features true tales that whet kids’ appetites for history by engaging them in genres with proven track records—mystery and adventure...read more

Hardcover:

9781619304765 | Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Tales of survival are as old as humanity!

Paperback:

9781619304802 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Tales of survival are as old as humanity!

cover image for 9780750297097
Product Description: In October 1914, the explorer, Ernest Shakleton and a team of men, set out on the ship, Endurance, to cross Antarctica via the South Pole. A few months into their voyage, the ship became trapped in ice, eventually sinking. With little hope of rescue, Shakleton's crew lived on the ice, enduring freezing temperatures and with only the food they could catch from the sea...read more

Paperback:

9780750297097 | Wayland, October 18, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: In October 1914, the explorer, Ernest Shakleton and a team of men, set out on the ship, Endurance, to cross Antarctica via the South Pole.

cover image for 9780544810891
Product Description: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940. Following the passage of legislation requiring the screening of immigrants, "the other Ellis Island" processed around one million people from Japan, China, and Korea...read more

Hardcover:

9780547903781 | Clarion Books, January 7, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940.

Paperback:

9780544810891 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940.

cover image for 9781910512074
Product Description: Conquerors & Explorers takes a chronological look at the brave individuals who ventured out on perilous journeys and worldwide adventures throughout history. Humans have traveled to the furthest corners of the globe in the hope of discovering knowledge of the world and its diverse cultures, peoples and customs...read more

Hardcover:

9781910512074 | Booklife Pub, September 28, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Conquerors & Explorers takes a chronological look at the brave individuals who ventured out on perilous journeys and worldwide adventures throughout history.

Library:

9781596041950 | Stargazer Books, January 1, 2010, cover price $37.10 | About this edition: Briefly introduces notable figures in the world of exploration, from ancient journeys to space flights, and discusses the difficulties they faced, the ideas they had of the places they visited, and the tales and legends that grew about around them.

cover image for 9781481471756
Product Description: Learn all about the most influential explorers who searched the world far and wide in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for pioneers-in-training!Little explorers discover a great big world. The follow up to This Little President, now even the youngest adventurers can learn about the greatest explorers in history with this bright and playful board book...read more
By Daniel Roode (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481471756 | Board book edition (Little Simon, September 27, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Learn all about the most influential explorers who searched the world far and wide in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for pioneers-in-training!

Paperback:

9781493830732 | Teacher Created Materials, August 30, 2016, cover price $8.99

cover image for 9781493830749
Product Description: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Racing to Colonize the New World primary source reader. This fascinating text explores the discovery of the "New World." This high-interest book spotlights primary source documents and text features include a glossary, index, bold text, and captions...read more

Paperback:

9781493830749 | Teacher Created Materials, August 30, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Racing to Colonize the New World primary source reader.

cover image for 9781568462905
Product Description: Among the millions of stories ever told, the tales of the legendary explorer Marco Polo are the most renowned. Listen as an old-time scribe tells his curious young neighbor about stories that are worth remembering.

Hardcover:

9781568462905 | Creative Co, August 16, 2016, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Among the millions of stories ever told, the tales of the legendary explorer Marco Polo are the most renowned.

Product Description: From the Vikings to the Spanish conquistadors, Europeans were fascinated with exploration and the discovery of the New World. The explorers who visited the Americas brought with them the culture and politics of their homelands, as well as diseases, religions, philosophies, customs, and social attitudes that had never been experienced by Native peoples...read more

Paperback:

9781499464139 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $141.00 | About this edition: From the Vikings to the Spanish conquistadors, Europeans were fascinated with exploration and the discovery of the New World.

cover image for 9781477788271
Product Description: Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was a bold and brutal adventurer who was the first European to find an all-sea route to India. Along the way, he made contact with local people in South Africa, Mozambique, and the Indian kingdom of Calicut...read more

Paperback:

9781477788257 | Reprint edition (Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was a bold and brutal adventurer who was the first European to find an all-sea route to India.

Library:

9781477788271 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama was a bold and brutal adventurer who was the first European to find an all-sea route to India.

cover image for 9781680792416
Product Description: The leader of the first expedition to travel around the world by sea, Ferdinand Magellan was a pioneering ocean explorer. Historic photos and easy-to-read text take readers into the athletes life. Zoom in even deeper with quick stats, a timeline, and bolded glossary terms.

Library:

9781680792416 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: The leader of the first expedition to travel around the world by sea, Ferdinand Magellan was a pioneering ocean explorer.

cover image for 9781680792430
Product Description: Navigators of the American West, Lewis and Clark were pioneering explorers. Historic photos and easy-to-read text take readers into the athletes life. Zoom in even deeper with quick stats, a timeline, and bolded glossary terms.

Library:

9781680792430 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: Navigators of the American West, Lewis and Clark were pioneering explorers.

Product Description: This ruthless conquistador who toppled the Inca Empire came from humble origins. The illegitimate son of a soldier, Pizarro made his way to the New World to make his fortune. He took part in expeditions led by Alonso de Ojeda and Vasco Nez de Balboa, before partnering up with Diego de Almagro and Hernando de Luque to lead an expedition of his own...read more

Paperback:

9781477788028 | Reprint edition (Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: This ruthless conquistador who toppled the Inca Empire came from humble origins.

Library:

9781477788042 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: This ruthless conquistador who toppled the Inca Empire came from humble origins.

cover image for 9781680792447
Product Description: An astronaut and the first African-American woman to go to space, Mae Jemison was a pioneering space explorer. Historic photos and easy-to-read text take readers into the athletes life. Zoom in even deeper with quick stats, a timeline, and bolded glossary terms.

Library:

9781680792447 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: An astronaut and the first African-American woman to go to space, Mae Jemison was a pioneering space explorer.

Product Description: Italian explorer John Cabot sailed to the New World under the flag of England in 1496. His travels through Canada are sketchy due to his flimsy record log and his disappearance during his third voyage. Despite never finding the riches or the Northwest Passage he sought, Cabots discoveries led the charge for the English colonization of North America...read more

Paperback:

9781477788141 | Reprint edition (Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Italian explorer John Cabot sailed to the New World under the flag of England in 1496.

Library:

9781477788165 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: Italian explorer John Cabot sailed to the New World under the flag of England in 1496.

Product Description: Although Magellan led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, he perished before the trip was completed. Readers will learn about the challenges that his expedition faced on its long, arduous journey, as well as how this Portuguese explorer ended up leading a Spanish expedition in the first place...read more

Paperback:

9781477788004 | Reprint edition (Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Although Magellan led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, he perished before the trip was completed.

Library:

9781477788011 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: Although Magellan led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe, he perished before the trip was completed.

cover image for 9781508151739
Product Description: The Mayflower Compact was the first written framework for a government set up in the United States. Readers explore the history of this document through accessible main text, graphic organizers, and sidebars. Historical images, including carefully selected primary sources, allow readers to gain a stronger understanding of the events surrounding the signing of the Mayflower Compact...read more

Paperback:

9781508151715 | Bilingual edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The Mayflower Compact was the first written framework for a government set up in the United States.

Library:

9781508151739 | Bilingual edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $26.25 | About this edition: The Mayflower Compact was the first written framework for a government set up in the United States.

at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >