Circumnavigating the WorldBook - 2006
In 1519, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan took five ships and 200 men on an epic journey around the world on behalf of Spain. This colorful new book follows the world's first circumnavigation by sail through a dramatic passage of disease, starvation, and death. Young readers will learn about the ancient spice trade, early sea navigation, and what life was like aboard a sailing ship in the age of exploration. A recipe from the period is also included.
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub., c2006
Branch Call Number: J 910 .92 BAI
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,29 cm