Ferdinand Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
Readers will be fascinated to learn about Magellan, the Portuguese sailor who set off to find the Spice Islands for Spain. However, Magellan s journey was troubled from the start. Plagued by difficulties in navigation and managing his crew, Magellan s journey ended in tragedy with his murder. Set within the context of the Great Age of Discovery, this book is perfect for students learning about that period in history.
 

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Contents

The Great
5
Europe Discovers the World
17
The Spice Wars
27
The Expedition Takes Shape
37
The Voyage Begins
51
The Exploration
59
The Vast and Mighty
71
The Expedition Comes Home
85
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Burnett is a freelance writer who lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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