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Shackleton's journey

Author: William Grill
Publisher: London : Flying Eye Books, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Grill
ISBN: 9781909263109 1909263109
OCLC Number: 861361085
Awards: AOI Illustration Award for Children's Books New Talent, 2014
Kate Greenaway Medal, 2015
Target Audience: Ages 7-12.
Description: 68 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Funding and Recruitment --
The Crew --
The Dogs --
Endurance --
Equipment and Supplies --
Setting Sail --
From England to South Georgia --
Expedition Map --
Into the Weddell Sea --
Pack Ice --
Endurance Stuck --
A Change of Plans --
Winter Months --
Isolation --
Pressure --
Endurance Lost --
Ocean Camp --
The March --
Patience Camp --
Escaping the Ice --
Sailing to Elephant Island --
Elephant Island --
Preparing the James Caird --
Sailing to South Georgia --
Meanwhile on Elephant Island --
Map of South Georgia --
Crossing South Georgia --
Stromness Whaling Station --
Rescue --
Departure --
The Ross Sea Party --
Home at Last --
Glossary.
Responsibility: William Grill.

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