This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:
Ericson, Henry the Navigator, Dias,
Vespucci, Balboa, Magellan
(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)
For Elementary Students:
Henry the Navigator by Claude Hurwicz:
Tools of Navigation: A kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Finding Your Way by Rachel Dickinson:
Henry the Navigator by Lisa Ariganello:
This interesting, hardback book is full of outstanding maps and concise descriptions of famous European explorers. Beautifully illustrated.
This one might be at your library – it’s a coffee-table-size book all about life on-board a huge ship during the 18th century. There could not be more detail in one book:
For High School Students:
What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.