Ships of Discovery

Barcos de descubrimiento

Les navires de la découverte

Ships of Discovery

Ships of Discovery

Ships of Discovery

Ships of Discovery

Informational (nonfiction), 2,344 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 980L
Multilevel Book also available in levels T and W

Ships of Discovery is an informational book about the types of boats that explorers built and used when discovering new lands. Ships and conquests of Polynesian, Viking, European, and Chinese explorers are explained. The author also describes the people who set out to sea as well as their motivations for going. Illustrations and maps support the text.