Throughout history, the urge to explore has shaped human civilization. The restless human spirit drives us to push beyond the borders into unknown lands. The Great Explorers series takes readers on some of history's greatest adventures, from the most remote lands to the deepest oceans, even to the far reaches of outer space. Clear writing is combined with colorful photos, illustrations, and maps. Young readers will enjoy learning about the power of exploration.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2019
- Fall 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Imprint||ABDO & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Great Explorers - Horn Book Guide
Each title successfully establishes historical setting, current knowledge, and unanswered questions, setting the stage for profiling the featured explorer. Stock photography, maps, and archival images combine with dry texts to provide adequate, straightforward biographies of these men and the legacies that defined their work, whether it was trading with the East, mapping the world, or studying the depths of the ocean.