Remember Me
OR

 
Beyond the Sea of Ice : The Voyages of Henry Hudson
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
AGE
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9 
READABILITY
6.1 
PAGES
48 p.  
PUBLISHER
$11.01
Retail $12.95

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 18
Paperback
ISBN 9781931414579
Publisher Summary
Presents an account of Henry Hudson's four voyages in search of a passage to the Orient

"Where Goodman's book shines is the foldout maps and diagrams of the voyages and in the journal entries by Hudson and members of his crew ... When the next group of students with an assignment on explorers descends on the library, have this useful and attractive resource on hand."

--School Library Journal

Beyond the Sea of Ice: The Voyages of Henry Hudson takes readers into a land of impenetrable fog and crushing ice, a mysterious place where lie the dreams of kings, merchants and learned geographers--a passage to the Orient.

Sailing small wooden boats well above the Arctic Circle, guided by maps and charts that were based on rumor and hope as much as fact, and surrounded by crews that shared neither his belief nor his commitment, Henry Hudson searched again and again for what was not there. In 1611, his mutinous crew set him adrift on the freezing waters of the bay that would one day bear his name.

Beyond the Sea of Ice is the story of Henry Hudson's four harrowing voyages of discovery. Bringing the skills of an experienced novelist, Goodman creates an epic narrative of Henry Hudson's passionate quest. Fernando Rangel's paintings capture the icy beauty of the North Atlantic, the lushness of the new world and the cruelty and death that accompanied a doomed voyage of discovery.

Actual entries from the journals of each voyage bring the reader directly into life at sea in the 17th century, and Mikaya Press' exclusive gatefold Read-Along Map™ allows the reader to read about the explorer's travels while following them on a map at the same time.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Kickoff If You Lived in Colonial Times William Shakespeare & the Globe Dear Benjamin Banneker Helen Keller Heroes Polar Bear Family Book Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad Girl's Like Spaghetti : Why, You Can't Manage Without Apostrophes! Dad, Jackie, and Me Escaping the Giant Wave Pocketful of Goobers : A Story About George Washington Carver Lives of the Explorers : Discoveries, Disasters (And What the Neighbors Thought) Little Lord Fauntleroy Balto and the Great Race Sacagawea When Jessie Came Across the Sea Freedom Walkers : The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Who Was Marco Polo? How Many Days to America? : A Thanksgiving Story