Throughout history, people have always explored new frontiers. Adventure, fame, and scientific discovery have all driven humans to forge into the unknown. This title examines the exploration of deserts. Easy-to-read, engaging text takes readers to the Sahara and beyond, examines the explorers who journeyed to these vast, arid landscapes, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF025080, JNF054180, JNF051100|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||144|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 8.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Story of Exploration - Library Media Connection
Full-color pictures, informational boxes, and a well-researched text make this series user-friendly and enjoyable to peruse. . . . Researchers will find a historical and present day perspective, with consideration given to technological advances and those who were the original explorers. . . . here is a good chance students will not need any other sources to complete a research project about a variety of natural landscapes as these books are thorough. Recommended.