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Explorers and pioneers : intrepid adventurers who achieved the unthinkable / Lyn Coutts.

Coutts, Lyn, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J 910.922 Cout (Text) 33126022722544 J New Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 910.922 Cout (Text) 33126022722551 JNonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J 910.922 Cout (Text) 33126022722569 JNonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1438050380
  • ISBN: 9781438050386
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: First edition for the United States and Canada.
  • Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What are explorers and pioneers? -- Roald Amundsen -- Edmund Hillary -- Neil Armstrong -- Gertrude Bell -- Ernest Shackleton -- Sacagawea -- Martin and Osa Johnson -- Ida Pfeiffer -- Laura Dekker -- Christopher Columbus -- Ferdinand Magellan -- Yuri Gagarin -- James Cook -- Ranulph Fiennes -- Jacques Cousteau -- Charles Darwin -- Reinhold Messner -- Isabella Bird -- Fanny Bullock Workman -- John Franklin -- Benjamin "Pap" Singleton -- Jacques Piccard -- Aloha Wanderwell -- Annie Londonderry -- Daniel Boone -- Heinrich Barth -- Nellie Bly -- More explorers & pioneers.
Summary, etc.:
In the pages of this book, you'll discover the inspiring, real life stories of adventurers and voyagers. Each entry explores how, through courage and determination, these people achieved what seemed to be the impossible - and helped us expand our horizons beyond ordinary expectations.The men and women profiled here come from all four corners of the globe and across time. Includes entries about Sacagawea, Neil Armstrong, Jacques Cousteau, Charles Darwin, Isabella Bird, Yuri Gagarin, Gertrude Bell, and more.
Subject: Explorers > Biography.

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