This title introduces readers to Captain Cook, the great explorer who mapped thousands of miles of uncharted territory. Cook's life story is examined from his childhood to his marriage and his service in the Royal Navy. Early influences are covered including Cook's development as an astronomer. Cook's journeys on the Endeavor and Resolution are covered, including the search for the Terra Australis Incognita and the Northwest Passage.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|BISACS||JNF007020, JNF025080, JNF025040|
|Imprint||ABDO & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|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.