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Vasco Núñez de Balboa  Cover Image Book Book

Vasco Núñez de Balboa / Kristin Petrie.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532197291
  • ISBN: 1532197292
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes online resources and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Vasco Núñez de Balboa -- Growing up -- Early travels -- The new world -- Farmer -- South America -- Darién -- Governor Balboa -- Expeditions -- The Pacific ocean -- The adventure ends -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Saying it.
Summary, etc.:
"In this title, readers will explore the Caribbean with Vasco Núñez de Balboa. Follow Balboa's journey on three voyages seeking wealth for Spain. Along the way he becomes the first European to see the Pacific Ocean. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
8-11 years.
Grades 4-6.
Subject: Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519 > Juvenile literature.
Discoveries in geography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Biography > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Branch District Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Algansee Branch J 921 BALBOA, VASCO NUNEZ DE (Text) 35402423973541 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -

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