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  • Polar exploration : journeys to the Arctic and the Antarctic

    Polar exploration : journeys to the Arctic and the Antarctic1998

    by Martyn Bramwell

    (6)

    Summary: Describes some of the many explorations made to both the North and South Poles.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 919.804 BRA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Lewis and Clark : explorers of the Louisiana Purchase

    Lewis and Clark : explorers of the Louisiana Purchase2000

    by Richard Kozar

    (7)

    Summary: A biography of the team who explored the Louisiana Purchase territory while seeking the elusive Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEWIS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Who was Daniel Boone?

    Who was Daniel Boone?2006

    by Sydelle Kramer

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (429)

    Summary: A look at the life and accomplishments of the famous pioneer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Boone : a biography

    Boone : a biography2007

    by Robert Morgan

    (1,397)

    BOOK

    Call #: B BOONE

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  • A picture book of Christopher Columbus

    A picture book of Christopher Columbus1991

    by David A Adler

    Series: Picture Book Biography

    (121)

    Summary: A brief account of the life and accomplishments of Christopher Columbus.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B COLUMBUS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • John Smith : English explorer and colonist

    John Smith : English explorer and colonist2000

    by Tara Baukus Mello

    Summary: A biography of the colonist and explorer who led the struggling Jamestown colony through its early years and helped found Virginia.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B SMITH

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Champlain

    Champlain2004

    by Christopher Moore

    Summary: Presents a biography of the French explorer who was instrumental in founding the city of Quebec. The architect of colonial settlement in Canada brought to life by a master historian. One July day...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B CHAMPLAIN

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  • Who was Christopher Columbus?

    Who was Christopher Columbus?2013

    by Bonnie Bader

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (522)

    Summary: Offers insight into the historical events that prompted Columbus' efforts to establish new trade routes to the Indies, his struggles to obtain financial support for his voyages, and the important...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Sir Francis Drake : slave trader and pirate

    Sir Francis Drake : slave trader and pirate2009

    by Charles Nick

    Series: Wicked History

    (56)

    Summary: In the 16th century, Spanish sailors feared one sight more than any other: the masts of Francis Drake's pirate ships on the horizon. For three decades, Drake prowled the seas from the Mediterranean...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WICKED

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya

    Jungle of stone : the true story of two men, their extraordinary journey, and the discovery of the lost civilization of the Maya2016

    by William Carlsen

    (1,481)

    Summary: Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood, illuminating how their...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 972.81 CAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Undaunted courage [CD book] : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West

    Undaunted courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West1996

    by Stephen E Ambrose (read by Barrett Whitener)

    (54,918)

    Summary: In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the...  more »

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    Call #: CD BOOK 978.46 AMB

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  • The Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The Lewis and Clark Expedition2006

    by Christin Ditchfield

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 978.02 DIT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Endurance : an epic of polar adventure

    Endurance : an epic of polar adventure2000

    by Frank Arthur Worsley

    (12,462)

    BOOK

    Call #: 919.9 WOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The Spanish conquistadors

    The Spanish conquistadors2009

    by Don Nardo

    (1)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 970.01 NAR

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  • Undaunted courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West

    Undaunted courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West1996

    by Stephen E Ambrose

    (54,918)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978.46 AMB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Columbus and the world around him

    Columbus and the world around him1990

    by Milton Meltzer

    (14)

    Summary: Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B COLUMBUS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • The story of Marquette and Jolliet

    The story of Marquette and Jolliet1981

    by R. Conrad Stein

    (5)

    Summary: Describes the seventeenth-century expedition undertaken by two Frenchmen, a priest and a soldier, that led to the European discovery of the upper Mississippi.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 977.01 STE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Who was Ferdinand Magellan?

    Who was Ferdinand Magellan?2004

    by Sydelle Kramer

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (452)

    Summary: An introduction to the life of the famous Portugese explorer who set out to circumnavigate the Earth.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I, Matthew Henson

    I, Matthew Henson2008

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (144)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HENSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Champlain's dream [downloadable audiobook]

    Champlain's dream2008

    by David Hackett Fischer

    (1,258)

    Summary: Traces the story of Quebec's founder while explaining his influential perspectives about peaceful colonialism, in a profile that also evaluates his contributions as a soldier, mariner, and cultural diplomat.

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  • Christopher Columbus : from vision to voyage

    Christopher Columbus : from vision to voyage1991

    by Joan Anderson

    (152)

    Summary: Traces the life of Columbus from his being a merchant in Genoa through his accomplishments as a navigator, mapmaker, and explorer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B COLUMBUS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Captain John Smith : Jamestown and the birth of the American dream

    Captain John Smith : Jamestown and the birth of the American dream2006

    by Dorothy Hoobler

    (69)

    BOOK

    Call #: 975.5 HOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Against all opposition [downloadable ebook] / Black explorers in America

    Against all opposition / Black explorers in America1992

    by James Haskins

    (3)

    Summary: Surveys the lives and adventures of Black explorers who helped discover new worlds.

    EBOOK

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  • Daniel Boone : beyond the mountains

    Daniel Boone : beyond the mountains2002

    by Patricia Calvert

    Series: Great Explorations

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BOONE

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Marco Polo [downloadable audiobook] / from Venice to Xanadu

    Marco Polo / from Venice to Xanadu2007

    by Laurence Bergreen

    Summary: A portrait of the thirteenth-century explorer, adventurer, and global traveler follows Marco Polo from his youth in Venice to his journey to Asia and role in the court of Kublai Khan, to his return...  more »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

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  • Between man and beast [downloadable ebook] / an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm

    Between man and beast / an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm2013

    by Monte Reel

    (1,963)

    Summary: Documents the story of mid-19th-century explorer Paul Du Chaillu, who after three years in the equatorial wilderness of West Africa emerged with definitive proof of the existence of the mythical...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • Racing with death [downloadable ebook] / Douglas Mawson, Antarctic explorer

    Racing with death / Douglas Mawson, Antarctic explorer2013

    by Beau Riffenburgh

    (66)

    EBOOK

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  • You wouldn't want to travel with Captain Cook! : a voyage you'd rather not make

    You wouldn't want to travel with Captain Cook! : a voyage you'd rather not make2006

    by Mark Bergin

    Series: You Wouldn't Want To

    (52)

    Summary: You're a 16-year-old boy in the 18th century. Your well-to-do parents have convinced your cousin, James Cook, to take you on his ship as a cabin boy.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 910.92 BER

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Finding Everett Ruess : the life and unsolved disappearance of a legendary wilderness explorer

    Finding Everett Ruess : the life and unsolved disappearance of a legendary wilderness explorer2011

    by David Roberts

    (1,997)

    Summary: Traces the life of the early twentieth-century adventurer, writer, and watercolor artist, describing his early years as a child prodigy, his solitary journeys through the American Southwest, and his mysterious 1934 disappearance in Navajo country.

    BOOK

    Call #: B RUESS

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  • Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest

    Race to the pole : tragedy, heroism, and Scott's Antarctic quest2004

    by Ranulph Fiennes Sir

    (259)

    BOOK

    Call #: 919.8 FIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer

    Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer2007

    by Deborah Kogan Ray

    (72)

    Summary: Although John Wesley Powell's minister father always wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, young Wes had different plans for his future. Enraptured by the wonders of the natural world, he was...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B POWELL

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan2007

    by Kristin Petrie

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MAGELLAN

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Nineteenth-century explorers [downloadable ebook] / from Lewis and Clark to David Livingstone

    Nineteenth-century explorers / from Lewis and Clark to David Livingstone2014

    EBOOK

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  • Captain Cook : great explorer of the Pacific

    Captain Cook : great explorer of the Pacific2010

    by Stephen Feinstein

    Series: Great Explorers Of The World

    (1)

    Summary: "Examines the life of Captain James Cook, a British explorer and scientist, including his early life, his many Pacific voyages, and his death and legacy"--Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B COOK

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  • Leif Eriksson : Viking explorer of the New World

    Leif Eriksson : Viking explorer of the New World2010

    by Cheryl L DeFries

    Series: Great Explorers Of The World

    (2)

    Summary: "Examines the life of Viking explorer Leif Eriksson, including his explorations, his discovery of North America, and his legacy in American history" -- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEIV

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Explorers of North America

    Explorers of North America2008

    by Christine Taylor-Butler

    (34)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 910.9 TAY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The look-it-up book of explorers

    The look-it-up book of explorers2004

    by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Series: Look-it-up Books

    (9)

    Summary: Concise and interesting accounts of the men and women who have explored our world--and beyond. How did early explorers navigate? Who was the first human to reach outer space? When did the first...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 910.922 KIM

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Leif the Lucky

    Leif the Lucky1994

    by Ingri D'Aulaire

    (1,541)

    Summary: Tells how Leif sailed with his father, Eric the Red, from Iceland to Greenland where he grew up; describes his journeys back to Norway, where he became a Christian and then to the land he called...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEIV

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Lewis and Clark : voices from the trail

    Lewis and Clark : voices from the trail2004

    by Michael Kerrigan

    (5)

    BOOK

    Call #: 978 KER

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  • Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark1991

    by Christine Maloney Fitz-Gerald

    (1)

    Summary: Describes the expedition made by Lewis and Clark in which they journeyed from Saint Louis to the Pacific.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B LEWIS

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details