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Marco Polo - Stephen Feinstein
Call Number: BIO POL
ISBN: 9781598451030
Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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Marco Polo and the Realm of Kublai Khan - Tim McNeese; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Jack S. Blanton (Consultant Editor)
Call Number: BIO POL
ISBN: 9780791086124
Publication Date: 2005-09-01

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Vasco Da Gama - Tony Napoli
Call Number: BIO GAM
ISBN: 9781598451276
Publication Date: 2010-04-01

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Vasco da Gama and the Portuguese Explorers - Rebecca Stefoff; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Michael Collins (Introduction by)
Call Number: 910.92 STE
ISBN: 0791013030
Publication Date: 1993-01-01

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Columbus - Stephen Feinstein
Call Number: BIO COL
ISBN: 9781598451016
Publication Date: 2009-06-01

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Columbus and the World Around Him - Milton Meltzer
Call Number: BIO COL
ISBN: 0531108996
Publication Date: 1990-03-01

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The Last Voyage of Columbus - Martin Dugard
Call Number: 970.0150 9 DUG
ISBN: 0316828831
Publication Date: 2005-06-01

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Ferdinand Magellan and the Discovery of the World Ocean - Rebecca Stefoff; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Michael Collins (Introduction by)
Call Number: BIO MAG
ISBN: 0791012913
Publication Date: 1990-01-01

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Ferdinand Magellan - Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
Call Number: BIO MAG
ISBN: 9781604134223
Publication Date: 2009-08-01

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Cortés - Carl R. Green
Call Number: BIO COR
ISBN: 9781598450996
Publication Date: 2010-04-01

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Hernan Cortes - Heather Lehr Wagner
Call Number: BIO COR
ISBN: 9781604134247
Publication Date: 2009-08-01

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Pizarro - Liz Sonneborn
Call Number: BIO PIZ
ISBN: 9781598451283
Publication Date: 2010-04-01

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Jacques Cartier - Adam Woog
Call Number: BIO CAR
ISBN: 9781604134308
Publication Date: 2009-10-01

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Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and the Explorers of Canada - Tony Coulter; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Michael Collins (Introduction by)
Call Number: 971.01 COU
ISBN: 0791012980
Publication Date: 1993-01-01

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Sir Francis Drake - William W. Lace
ISBN: 9781604134179
Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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John Smith - Tim McNeese
ISBN: 9781604137422
Publication Date: 2010-11-01

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From Coronado to Escalante - John Morris; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Michael Collins (Introduction by)
Call Number: 979.01 MOR
ISBN: 0791013006
Publication Date: 1992-01-01

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Hernando de Soto and the Explorers of the American South - Sylvia Whitman; William H. Goetzmann (Editor); Michael Collins (Introduction by)
Call Number: 970.01 WHI
ISBN: 0791013014
Publication Date: 1991-01-01

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Hernando de Soto - Jeff C. Young
Call Number: BIO DE
ISBN: 9781598451047
Publication Date: 2009-05-01

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Henry Hudson - Jeff C. Young
Call Number: BIO HUD
ISBN: 9781598451238
Publication Date: 2009-06-01

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La Salle - David Aretha
Call Number: BIO LA
ISBN: 9781598450989
Publication Date: 2009-05-01

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Scientific Explorers - Rebecca Stefoff
Call Number: 509 STE
ISBN: 0195076893
Publication Date: 1993-02-18

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Explorers and Exploration - Marshall Cavendish Corporation Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: REF 910.92 EXP
ISBN: 0761475354
Publication Date: 2005-01-01

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The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers - Elizabeth Cody Kimmel; Bryn Barnard (Illustrator)
Call Number: 920 KIM
ISBN: 0375824782
Publication Date: 2004-07-27

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The Discoverers of America - Harold Faber
Call Number: 970.01 FAB
ISBN: 0684192179
Publication Date: 1992-03-01

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Conquerors and Explorers - Stewart Ross; McRae Books Agency Staff (Illustrator)
Call Number: 910 ROS
ISBN: 0761305092
Publication Date: 1996-09-01

 

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Content Outline

I. Background
   a. Country of birth, date, family history, education, etc.
   b. Occupations
   c. How he began exploring

II. Explorations
   a. What country did he sail for?
   b. Best known for what explorations?  When did he explore and where?
   c.  What happened during his exploration?  What people did he come in contact with?  What were the results?
   d. What other explorations was he known for?  What happened?

III. Additional Achievements
   a.What else is he known for?
   b. How did he die?
   c. Summarize the IMPACT of explorer: What was most important; How did his explorations changes the areas explored; etc.

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