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Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance

Author: Jennifer Armstrong
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 2000, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir; Ernest Henry Shackleton, Sir
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Armstrong
ISBN: 0375810498 9780375810497
OCLC Number: 1004474682
Awards: Winner of ALA Best Books for Young Adults 2000
Winner of ALA Notable Children's Book 1999
Winner of NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children 1999
Nominated for Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award 2002
Target Audience: For grades 6 and up.
Description: 134 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Just imagine --
Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition --
Growlers --
Fist of the Antarctic --
Winter on the pack --
Pressure --
Face of the deep is frozen --
Ocean camp --
Mutiny --
Patience, patience, patience --
Into the boats --
Escape from the ice --
Passage to Elephant Island --
Dry land --
Open boat journey: First ten days --
End of the open boat journey --
Cave --
Alps of the southern ocean --
Camp Wild --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Jennifer Armstrong.

Abstract:

"Describes the events of the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition when, after being trapped in a frozen sea for nine months, their ship, Endurance, was finally crushed, forcing Shackleton and his men to make a very long and perilous journey across ice and stormy seas to reach inhabited land."

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