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Henry the Navigator: Prince of Portuguese Exploration - HC
Henry the Navigator: Prince of Portuguese Exploration - HC
Henry the Navigator: Prince of Portuguese Exploration - HC
9780778724339 | In Stock
US$26.60
US$19.95
 
Read about the man who started it all. This exciting new book traces the beginnings of the European Age of Exploration through the sponsorship of voyages by Prince Henry of Portugal. Colorful photographs and maps trace the adventures of his sailors as they voyaged down the West Coast of Africa in laying the foundations for a Portuguese colonial empire. Topics include
• how Europeans viewed the world in the Middle Ages
• Portuguese colonization of the Atlantic islands
• attack on Ceuta
• sub-Sahara trade route
• silent trade
• Muslim North Africa
• the legend of Prester John
• the Portuguese slave trade in Africa
• caravels
• later Portuguese explorers, such as Bartholomeu Diaz and Vasco da Gama Teacher’s guide available.


Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Hardcover
Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers
Author(s): Lisa Ariganello

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: Q
ATOS: 7.1
Dewey: 946.9
Lexile: 1110L
Copyright: 2007

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