A guide to information at the Elmhurst Public Library

Reference Book

  • Explorers and Exploration, edited by Marshall Cavendish Corporation [J Ref 910.9 Exp]


Books on explorers, available for checkout, can be found under the Dewey Decimal call number J 910.9. Books on individual explorers can be found under the call number [J 921], followed by the explorer’s name. For example, the series Spotlight on Explorers and Colonization.

  • James Cook [J 921 Cook]
  • Henry Hudson [J 921 Hudson]
  • Ferdinand Magellan [J 921 Magellan]
  • Marco Polo [J 921 Polo]


Web Sites

  • Zoom Explorers Brief biographies of men and women who have explored the earth and skies.