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Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Author: Kristin Petrie
Publisher: Edina, MN : Abdo Pub., ©2007.
Series: Checkerboard biography library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life and accomplishments of the Spanish explorer who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Vasco Núñez de Balboa; Vasco Núñez de Balboa; Vasco Núñez de Balboa
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Petrie
ISBN: 1596797401 9781596797406
OCLC Number: 60826606
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Balboa --
Growing up --
Early travels --
New World --
Farmer --
South America --
Darien --
Governor Balboa --
Expeditions --
Pacific Ocean --
Big news --
Balboa's death --
Glossary --
Saying it --
Web sites --
Index.
Series Title: Checkerboard biography library.
Responsibility: Kristin Petrie.

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Examines the life and accomplishments of the Spanish explorer who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean.

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