Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (and What the Neighbors Thought)
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Learn about the real lives of the daring and adventurous people who have sailed the seas, explored new worlds, and rocketed into space . . . You might know that Columbus discovered America, Lewis and Clark headed west with Sacajawea, and Sally Ride blasted into outer space. But what do you really know about these bold explorers? What were they like as kids? What pets or bad habits did they have? And what drove their passion to explore unknown parts of the world? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, Lives of the Explorers reveals these fascinating adventurers as both world-changers and real people. The entertaining style and solid research of this 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. Includes color illustrations and maps "Readers will enjoy delving into the exploits of intrepid explorers across time, and, literally, space." —Kirkus Reviews

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Kathleen Krull. (2014). Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (and What the Neighbors Thought). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Kathleen Krull. 2014. Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (and What the Neighbors Thought). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Kathleen Krull, Lives of the Explorers: Discoveries, Disasters (and What the Neighbors Thought). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

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