Meet the boss -- Where are we heading? -- Viking voyages to North America -- Meet the crew -- Check out the ride -- Solve it with science -- Hanging at home -- The first explorers -- Meeting and greeting -- I love nature -- Fortune hunting -- This isn't what it said in the brochure -- End of the road -- Glossary & timeline -- On the web & books -- Index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This exciting book follows the travels of Viking explorer Leif Eriksson from Iceland to Greenland and on to North America. Historical information presented in a tabloid-news style guiding readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries.