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James Cook

Author: Shaun McCarthy; James Cook
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2002.
Series: Groundbreakers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of Cook's life and explorations and examines their impact on history and the world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: James Cook; James Cook; James Cook
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shaun McCarthy; James Cook
ISBN: 1588105954 9781588105950 1858985269 9781858985268
OCLC Number: 47443732
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Discovery and empire --
Shop boy to sailor --
Learning the ropes --
Rising through the ranks --
Making charts in Canada --
Captain of the Endeavour --
First voyage: Secret orders --
Tahiti --
"Great Southern Continent" --
Australia --
Second voyage: preparations --
South to Antarctica --
Furtherest south --
Tahiti and home --
Third voyage: Northwest Passage --
Christmas on Kerguelen Island --
On to Hawaii --
Death --
Captain Cook's legacy --
Map of Cook's voyages --
Timeline --
More books to read --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: Groundbreakers.
Responsibility: Shaun McCarthy.

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