This fascinating new installment in the popular Lives of . . . series of collective biographies is full of juicy tidbits about history's greatest explorers.
The entertaining style and solid research of the Lives of . . . series of biographies have made it a favorite with families and educators for twenty years. This new volume takes readers through the centuries and across the globe, profiling the men and women whose curiosity and courage have led them to discover our world.
"Readers will enjoy delving into the exploits of intrepid explorers across time, and, literally, space." —Kirkus
"Hewitt's humorous caricatures, large of head and slight of body, continue to amuse, and the maps included in many entries are a welcome addition." —Bulletin
"A strong addition to middle-grade nonfiction collections." —School Library Journal
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