Magellan: Ferdinand Magellan and the First Trip Around the World

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Capstone, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
A biography outlining the life of Ferdinand Magellan who led an expedition and exploration to the Spice Islands by sailing west, and circumnavigating around the world.
 

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Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.

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