The first voyage around the globe was a daring, high-stakes gamble that changed the world forever.Portugal dominated the wildly lucrative spice trade, and Spain was desperate for a piece of the action. Spain had everything to gain. Portuguese officer Ferdinand Magellan had nothing to lose. His decades fighting for Portugal had left him with a crippled knee and his king's withering scorn.And so Mag...
Age Range: 9 - 13 years
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Series: Great Explorers
Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: Mikaya Press (October 12, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1182990
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu ebook
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Portugal to lead an expedition for his country's bitter rival, Spain. He knew it would be an exceedingly dangerous voyage, but the reality proved much worse. Killer storms, mutinies, deadly battles, murders, deprivation and disease dogged the four-year journey. Magellan was driven to ever-greater extremes of brilliance, courage, brutality and madness as he sailed around the world.Magellan's World is the story of a harrowing adventure, an inspiring and flawed hero, and an epic event in the history of the world.