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Erebus : the story of a ship —Palin, Michael, author.

"Intrepid voyager, writer and comedian Michael Palin follows the trail of two expeditions made by the Royal Navy's HMS Erebus to opposite ends of the globe, reliving the voyages and investigating the ship itself, lost on...

Amundsen the greatest expedition

Roald Amundsen's dream of reaching the North Pole haunts him throughout his life. He is obsessed with the idea of discovering the last unchartered lands of the world. While he wins the race against Robert Scott to become...

Race for the South Pole : the expedition diaries of Scott and Amundsen —Huntford, Roland, 1927-

In 1910 Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen set sail for Antarctica, each from his own starting point, and the epic race for the South Pole was on. December 2011 marks the centenary of the conclusion to the last great...

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.

The treacherous seas —Healy, Christopher, 1972- author.

It's 1883-- only a few months after Molly Pepper; her mother, Cassandra; and her friend, Emmett, saved New York from an attack by the megalomaniacal Ambrose Rector while managing to preserve the reputations of Alexander ...

Polar extremes

Renowned paleontologist Kirk Johnson embarks on an epic adventure through time at the polar extremes of the planet. Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places - beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hip...

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...

The winter pony —Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

An account--from the point of view of a pony--of what it was like to be part of Captain Robert Scott's 1910 expedition to reach the South Pole before rival Roald Amundsen.

Race to the South Pole —Messner, Kate, author.

Once again the mysterious box takes the golden retriever Ranger back in time, and he finds himself on Robert Falcon Scott's ship, the Terra Nova, headed for Antarctica, where his mission is to save Jack Nin, a Chinese-Ma...

Ernest Shackleton —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

A picture-book biography of Ernest Shackleton, who, when he "was young, ... longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant Navy, he joined a landmark expedition to try to reach the South Pole for the firs...

Antarctica ice and sky

Claude Lorius encountered his destiny at age 23 in the Antarctic. The film retraces his life's journey, from his first steps as a young glaciologist to the crowning moment of his glittering career, winning the Blue Plane...

The Charlemagne pursuit a novel —Berry, Steve, 1955-
Large Print
2008
Availability: 6 of 7

A mysterious manuscript discovered in the tomb of Charlemagne sends Cotton Malone on a perilous international quest that takes him and twin sisters with their own agenda from an ancient German cathedral to the harsh, unf...

Explore Antarctica —Wilkins, Veronica B., 1994- author.

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique and defining characteristics of Antarctica. Young readers will learn about this continent's landscape, biomes, climate, wildlife, culture, and more. A Take ...

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