Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?

Author: Sydelle Kramer,Who HQ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101640014

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World. He was right, but what he didn't know was that the treacherous voyage would take him three years and cost him his life. Black-and-white line drawings illustrate Magellan's life and voyage, with sidebars and a time line that enhance readers' understanding of the period.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Betty Burnett

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823936175

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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A description of the life and voyage of the sixteenth-century Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition to sail around the world.

Ferdinand Magellan and the Quest to Circle the Globe

Author: Samuel Willard Crompton,William H. Goetzmann

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438102402

Category: Explorers

Page: 144

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Magellan set out in 1519 with five ships to find a passage through the Americas. Such a passage, if it existed, would allow Spanish ships to follow a westward route to the East Indies. After months of fruitless searching, Magellan eventually found a narro

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Jim Ollhoff

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1617839671

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This title introduces readers to Ferdinand Magellan, the great explorer who was the first to sail around the world. Magellan�s life story is examined from his childhood to service in the court of Portugal�s queen. Magellan�s search for the Spice Islands in command of the Trinidad, the San Antonio, the Concepcion, and the Victoria is detailed, as is his exploration of the Canary Islands, Brazil, and Argentina and naming the Pacific Oceana and the Straits of Magellan on the way to the Philippines and Indonesia. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Jack Connelly

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 150260132X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Discover the life of Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese explorer whose crew first circumnavigated the world.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438127871

Category:

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Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Kalyani Mookherji

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

ISBN: 8184306695

Category:

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Ferdinand Magellan was born in Portugal, circa 1480. As a boy, he studied mapmaking and navigation. By his mid-20s, he was sailing in large fleets and was engaged in combat. In 1519, with the support of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, Magellan set out to find a better route to the Spice Islands. He assembled a fleet of ships which, despite huge setbacks and Magellan’s death, circumnavigated the world in a single voyage.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Katharine Bailey

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778724162

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Discusses the journey undertaken by Ferdinand Magellan and his five ship armada in an attempt to find a western route to the Indies, which ended up being the first fleet to circumnavigate the globe.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Lynn Hoogenboom

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404230392

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 7587


Presents the life and adventures of the first man to sail around the world.

Ferdinand Magellan

Author: Kristin Petrie

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617848018

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4728


This biography introduces young readers to the life of brave Portuguese sea captain Ferdinand Magellan, who confirmed that the earth is round and introduced the Pacific Ocean to Europeans while sailing for King Charles I of Spain. Through engaging text, readers learn about Ferdinand MagellanÍs childhood, education, and early inspirations, such as Christopher ColumbusÍs discovery of the New World and Vasco da Gama reaching India by sailing south around Africa. A graphic sidebar explains the line of demarcation. And, a detailed map allows readers to follow MagellanÍs journey from Spain to the Spice Islands. MagellanÍs discovery of the Strait of Magellan, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and his death on the island of Mactan are also discussed. Full-color photos, an index, a timeline, discussion questions, bold glossary terms, and phonetics accompany easy-to-read text and take readers on a journey around the earth.