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Who was Ernest Shackleton?

Author: James Buckley, Jr.; Max Hergenrother
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [2013]
Series: Who was-- .
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey aboard the Endurance has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
BiographyJuvenile literature
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Buckley, Jr.; Max Hergenrother
ISBN: 9780448479316 0448479311 9781480639164 1480639168 9780606341622 0606341625
OCLC Number: 852221894
Description: 103 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who was Ernest Shackleton? --
Off to the sea! --
A hard life, but a good one --
Sailing with Scott --
South to the Pole --
again --
Outfitting endurance --
Trapped in the ice! --
Life at Patience Camp --
In the lifeboats --
The greatest boat trip ever --
The final mountain to climb --
The story of a leader.
Series Title: Who was-- .
Responsibility: James Buckley Jr. ; [illustrated by] Max Hergenrother.

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At age 16,Ernest Shackleton, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times.  Read more...

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