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29 Results
You wouldn't want to be a polar explorer! : an expedition you'd rather not go on —Green, Jen.

A humorous look at the polar expedition of Ernest Shackleton.

Race to the bottom of the Earth : surviving Antarctica —Barone, Rebecca (Rebecca E.), author.

"In 1910, Captain Robert Scott prepared his crew for a trip that no one had ever completed: a journey to the South Pole. He vowed to get there any way he could, even if it meant looking death in the eye. Then, not long b...

Emperors of the ice : a true story of disaster and survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13 —Farr, Richard, 1960-

Apsley "Cherry" Cherry-Garrard shares his adventures as the youngest member of Robert Scott's expedition to Antarctica in the early twentieth century, during which he and Edward Wilson try to learn the evolutionary histo...

Trial by ice : a photobiography of Sir Ernest Shackleton —Kostyal, K. M., 1951-

Traces the adventurous life of the South Pole explorer whose ship, the Endurance, was frozen in ice and crushed, leaving the captain and crew to fight for survival.

Amundsen's way : the race to the South Pole —Grochowicz, Joanna, author.

Summary: How will history view Roald Amundsen? Will he be remembered for his daring deeds, his discipline, or merely his deception? Bold, secretive and utterly uncompromising, reknowned Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen ...

Can you survive Antarctica? : an interactive survival adventure —Hanel, Rachael.

"Describes the fight for survival while exploring Antarctica"--Provided by publisher.

Ice wreck —Penner, Lucille Recht.

Relates how twenty-seven men and sixty-nine sled dogs aboard the Endurance struggled to survive when the ship became stuck in the ice during an expedition to Antarctica in 1914.

The South Pole —Dickmann, Nancy.

A very basic introduction to Antarctica and some of the people who first explored it.

Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance —Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-

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 a...

Antarctica : a continent of wonder —Cuesta Hernando, Mario, 1980- author.

Antarctica was only discovered 200 years ago and since its discovery, explorers, sailors, and scientists have been travelling to the world's only uninhabited continent to learn all they can about its icy environment. Thi...

Antarctic adventure : exploring the frozen South —Hooper, Meredith.

Meet the different explorers of the Antarctic - and read about their triumphs and tragedies in the frozen south.

Antarctic journal : four months at the bottom of the world —Dewey, Jennifer.

Letters and journal entries from a visit to Antartica, the windiest, coldest, most forbidding region on earth.

Polar regions.

At the top and bottom of the world are enormous areas of nothing. Virtually no life exists in the frozen wastelands of the North and South Poles. However, the human spirit of adventure and discovery--to say nothing of th...

The Shackleton expedition —Fine, Jil.

Recounts the story of Shackleton's dangerous exploration of Antarctica under harsh conditions.

Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole —Morlock, Rachael, author.

"Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer, the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911, and a hero of the age of Antarctic exploration. Before his death in 1928, Amundsen was the first man to travel the Nor...

Destination, Antarctica —Swan, Robert.

Follows the British adventurer Robert Swan and two other explorers on an exciting and dangerous 900-mile trek to the South Pole, following in the footsteps of Swan's childhood hero, Robert Falcon Scott, who made the jour...

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