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2013 Nominee
Voted 12 out of 20

Explorers Who Made It.. or died trying

By Frieda Wishinsky. Published in 2011 by Scholastic Canada

Discover why each of these 12 intrepid explorers risked everything to conquer the great unknown.  The explorers profiled give readers a fascinating survey of the history of this most dramatic of pastimes. The themes that are explored are: what motivated these explorers? What were they looking for, and what did they actually find? How did their journeys change their lives and the lives of the people they met? 

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