Blossoms and Windows

Explorers

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

Discoveries

Explorers

Exploration

Expedition

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

910 and j 910 Geography and travel

910.9 and j 910.9 Explorers and discoveries

917.04 and j 917.04 Geography and travel in North America

919.8 and j 919.8 Geography and travel-other areas

920 and j 920 Collective biography

970.01 and j 970.01 General History-North America

General Titles:

Pella, Kathy. Discovering Christopher Columbus: How History is Invented. Lerner Publications, c1991.

Recommended Web Resources:

Explorers-A to Z -Listing of biography sites for explorers

Explorers from the 1600s to the Seventeenth Century -Indexed alphabetically, by time period and by location.

Kid Info -Links to pages about famous explorers.

Multnomah County Library Homework Center- Alphabetical list of explorers.

Primary Sources -Primary sources on voyages of discovery that can be found on the Web.