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Jacques Cartier and the exploration of Canada —Harmon, Daniel E.

Describes the life and travels of Jacques Cartier, the sixteenth century French navigator who made three voyages to what is today known as Canada, in search of a northwest passage to China.

Daniel Boone and the exploration of the frontier —Kozar, Richard.

Presents a biography of the legendary frontiersman who explored Kentucky and the route to the West leading to American expansion of the United States.

Hernando Cortes and the conquest of Mexico —DeAngelis, Gina.

A biography of the explorer whose brutal conquest of the Aztecs in Mexico was responsible for the first Spanish settlements in the New World.

Christopher Columbus and the discovery of the New World —Gallagher, Carole S.

A biography of the Italian explorer who, in the fifteenth century, became the first European to discover the West Indies islands, located below the southernmost tip of the United States, in three historic voyages sponsor...

Ferdinand Magellan and the first voyage around the world —Gallagher, Jim, 1969-

Presents a biography of the daring Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world.

Juan Ponce de Leon and the search for the Fountain of Youth —Harmon, Daniel E.

A biography of the Spanish explorer and governor of Cuba, who attempted to find the Fountain of Youth in the New World.

Jolliet and Marquette explorers of the Mississippi River —Harmon, Daniel E.
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Describes the travels of French explorers Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a trader, who sailed down the Mississippi River in 1673 hoping to find a westward route across America. Grades 5-8. 200...