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Children's LiteratureLook it up. The title says it all for this book. Did you ever just want quick, simple, and easy to read information on one explorer? Did you ever wonder how the explorer looked? Then, this is the book for you. The explorer list is extensive and includes: Henry Hudson, Mary Kingsley, Vasco da Gama, and James Cook. The chapters are divided by areas which were explored and include: the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific, the Arctic and Antarctica, and space and the ea. Each explorer is covered in a detailed two- to three-page spread of text, map, and historical pictures. The book is a perfect supplemental and research text for grades fifth through eighth. Every school library should own a copy. 2004, Random House, Ages 10 to 14.