|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2018.||First American edition.||DK Publishing||48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm||English|| |
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Discover the stories of explorers-the most ancient to the modern day, from the deepest depths of the ocean to the highest mountains in the world.
In this book you'll find true stories about Marco Polo's Silk Road, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's conquest of Everest, and Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong's trip to the moon, and much more. Learn all about the explorers who discovered the unknown and made the world the place we know today.
African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former slaves and their descendants during the late 1800s. As part of the last generation of leaders born into slavery, Booker believed that blacks could better progress in society through...
There are no refrigerators in space—think about it! Life on the International Space Station is well, another, way of life: you wake up in a sleeping bag tied to the wall; open a food package which keeps your meals from floating away, and then maybe go to work . . . walking in space! (And the toilet? That's a story!) A lively reader about daily life on the ISS.
Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey's life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable shelf life. He founded a school for those who didn't have access to a good education and an entire town for his employees. Both his chocolate empire and his great...
His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pelé. The now-retired professional soccer forward stunned Brazil when he began playing for the Santos soccer club at age fifteen. He then went on to captivate the world when...
There are myths about it. Men have landed on it. Just about everybody has gazed at it in wonder. But what is the moon? Where did it come from? What's it made of? Find out in this lively reader about the celestial body that's so familiar and yet so mysterious.