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Discover a World of Information on Explorers


Christopher Columbus , Digital ID 423930, New York Public LibraryChristopher Columbus , Digital ID 423930, New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library’s databases will unveil loads of information on these pioneers.

  • BookFlix — Go to the “People and Places” link. On the last page, you will find a story and lesson plan on Christopher Columbus.
  • Kids Search — Type in "Explorers" and you will get results like “Name the Explorers Crossword Puzzle.” Also, click on the “Books & Encyclopedias” and “Biographies” links to get more information.
  • Searchasaurus — Go to the “Encyclopedia” link, type in "Explorers" and you will find information on various voyagers.
  • World Book Online — Click on the “World Book Online for Kids” link and type in "Explorers" to see a list of results. From Lewis and Clark’s expedition to Henry Hudson, there is enough information here to include in your lesson plan.


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