Explore with Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Meredith Dault (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427178114

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Description

One of the first Europeans to settle South America, the story of Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa is detailed in this fascinating book. Topics include Balboa’s voyages, his interactions with indigenous peoples, his sighting of the Pacific Ocean—the first European to do so—and his eventual death by execution. Interesting fact boxes, colorful images, and engaging text is presented in tabloid-style to excite readers.

Reading Level
Lexile
990L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
6.7
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Biographies Geography History
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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