Klepeis, Alicia, 1971-

The Renaissance explorers : with history projects for kids / Alicia Z. Klepeis. - Paperback - Canada: Nomad Press; 2018 - 106 pages : illustrations, maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm. - Renaissance for kids . - Renaissance for kids. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"In The Renaissance Explorers with History Projects for Kids, readers ages 10 to 15 find out more about what it meant to be an explorer and follow the biographies of five famous Renaissance explorers, including Niccolò de Conti, Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama, Pêro da Covilhã, and Ferdinand Magellan, from their childhoods until their exhilarating days of scouting new-to-them lands. In addition to diving deep into the biographies of five Renaissance explorers, readers discover the skills and tools essential for these brave men as they crossed vast oceans and interacted with very different civilizations during the course of their journeys. Kids also find out more about the science and navigational techniques that made the Renaissance one of the most important periods for the discovery of new lands, peoples, and animals."--Amazon.com.

Ages: 10 to 15.



Discoveries in geography--Juvenile literature.
Explorers--Biography--Juvenile literature.
Renaissance--Juvenile literature.

America--Discovery and exploration--Juvenile literature.

G175 / .K535 2018