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Summary:

A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition and, after their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, endured many hardships, including the loss of his toes to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Paisley Branch Library YA MCK (Text) 37620000566754 Young Adult Fiction Book None 04/05/2007 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0375826912
  • Physical Description: 317 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf, [2005]
  • Distributor: Distributed by Random House.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-314)
Summary, etc.:
A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition and, after their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, endured many hardships, including the loss of his toes to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice.
Target Audience Note:
2.9.
5-8 Follett Library Resources.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 12.0 86105
Subject: Blackborow, W. Perce, 1894-1949 > Juvenile fiction.
Antarctica > Discovery and exploration > Juvenile fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction

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