The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers

The New York Public Library Amazing Explorers

A Book of Answers for Kids

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Sail down the Ivory Coast with the ancient Phoenicians. Meet the Kublai Khan with Marco Polo. Join the Antarctic explorers in their race to reach the South Pole. Discover vast new lands, plumb the depths of the deepest oceans, and venture into outer space. Find answers to everything you′ve ever wanted to know about the world′s greatest adventurers and explorers...

Who was the greatest general & explorer of the ancient world? See page 7.
What was the Silk Road? See page 11.
What caused the Age of Exploration? See page 23.
What was considered the worst crime on the high seas? See page 45.
Who was Ynes Mexia? See page 69.
Who found the source of the Nile River? See page 74.
How did Ballard find Titanic? See page 105.
Who was the first woman in space? See page 135.

Also in The New York Public Library series . . .

Amazing Native American History
Amazing Hispanic American History
Amazing African American History
Amazing Women in American History
Incredible Earth
Amazing Space
Amazing Mythology
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : John Wiley & Sons, c2001.
ISBN: 9780471392910
Branch Call Number: J 910.922 Jan 3701 4
J 910.922 Jan 3701 1
Characteristics: 169 pages : illustrations, maps.
Alternative Title: Amazing explorers


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