Fantastic Voyages

Introduction

The summer is coming and we can all travel. Some with fly, drive and others will explore different places by reading and visiting the web. So come travel with us on a Fantastic Voyage.

Internet Links
KidsAstronomy.com
Traveling through the universe, learn about deep space, moons, planets, etc.
 
Kidscantravel
Tips for traveling kids Travel reviews Travel family guides and vacation ideas.
 
NASA-Kids Club
Interactive features on space exploration, the space shuttle, solar system and galaxies.
 
Travel for Kids
-Listing of fun things to do in different countries -Listing of family tours with boo associated with each country -Listing of family hotels, travel trips, and trip planner.
 
Trekaroo
Travel trips, destination in the U.S. Fun lists Writing a travel review.
 
Articles & Databases
click the Adventure link and choose a pair of books associated with each other to explore the topic. You have a choice of reading the story or watching a video as the story is read to you. Also enjoy some fun quizzes at the end.
 
Print Resources
All aboard! : a traveling alphabet
by Bill Mayer ; concept by Chris L. Demarest
An alphabet book providing common structures that one sees and uses while moving from one place to another.
 
Emily's fortune
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor ; illustrated by Ross Collins
During the 19th century, in the Old West of US, a young orphaned girl named Emily travels to her aunt's home with her turtle Rufus, they team up with Jackson, a fellow orphan and troublemaker to outsmart her mean Uncle Victor, who is after her inheritance.
 
Fun on the run : travel games and songs
by Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson with Michael Street ; illustrated by Alan Tiegreen
A collection of games and songs to enjoy while traveling.
 
Instructions : [everything you'll need to know on your journey]
Neil Gaiman ; [illustrated by] Charles Vess
Go on a journey to unknown but strangely familiar, lands and then travel home again.
 
The African safari discovery (Flat Stanley WorldWide Adventure #6)
created by Jeff Brown ; written by Josh Greenhut ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan
Flat Stanley, his father and brother, travel to Africa in search of a recently discovered flat skull, hoping it will provide clues to Stanley's condition.
 
The book of story beginnings
Kristin Kladstrup
A 12yr old Lucy discovers a mysterious notebook that brings stories to life, which also has a link to the 1914 disappearance of her great uncle.
 
Traveling Tom and the leprechaun
by Teresa Bateman ; illustrated by Mélisande Potter
A story about a wandering minstrel who outwits a leprechaun to win the heart of a princess.
 
Wish you were here (and I wasn't) : a book of poems and pictures for globe trotters
Colin McNaughton
Illustrated collection of poems about traveling and vacations.
 
You wouldn't want to travel with Captain Cook! : a voyage you'd rather not make
written by Mark Bergin ; illustrated by David Antram ; created and designed by David Salariya
A sixteen year old joins the royal navy in Britain, but finds out through his parents that he is a relative of Captain James Cook. Captain Cook allowed the boy to sail with him through an exciting and humorous expedition.