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27 Results
Marooned in the Arctic : the true story of Ada Blackjack, the female Robinson Crusoe —Caravantes, Peggy, 1935- author.

"In 1921, four men ventured into the Arctic for a top-secret expedition: an attempt to claim uninhabited Wrangel Island in northern Siberia for Great Britain. With the men was a young Inuit woman named Ada Blackjack, who...

Into the ice : the story of Arctic exploration —Curlee, Lynn. 1947-

Describes the ice cap above the northernmost shores of Asia, North America, and Greenland, and the expeditions that criss-crossed it in search of the North Pole.

Exploring the frozen North : an omnibus —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.

Collection of 4 previously published works describing the adventures of arctic explorers.

Ada Blackjack : castaway —Loh-Hagan, Virginia, author.

"Could you survive being a lone castaway on a deserted island? Ada Blackjack: Castaway in the True Survival series explores Blackjack's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower le...

John and Jane Franklin —Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

"Follow the journeys of John Franklin as he explored and mapped the Arctic coast while searching for the Northwest Passage. After his disappearance his wife, Lady Jane Franklin, financed several expeditions first in hope...

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...

John and Jane Franklin —Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

"Follow the journeys of John Franklin as he explored and mapped the Arctic coast while searching for the Northwest Passage. After his disappearance his wife, Lady Jane Franklin, financed several expeditions first in hope...

Exploring the frozen North —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
DAISY Sound Recording
2007
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Documents the amazing lives of the men and women who mapped the Arctic at great personal cost. They include Jane Franklin, who rallied British and American sailors to comb the Arctic islands in her relentless search for ...

Locked in ice : Nansen's daring quest for the North Pole —Lourie, Peter, author.

A riveting adventure biography of Fridtjof Nansen, the pioneer of polar exploration, with a focus on his harrowing three-year journey to the top of the world. A celebrity among the ranks of polar explorer Ernest Shacklet...

Expedition to the Arctic —Hyde, Natalie, 1963-

Chronicles the history of expeditions to find a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, to map the frozen wasteland, and to be the first to reach the North Pole.

The lamp, the ice, and the boat called Fish —Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.

Tells the dramatic story of the Canadian Arctic Expedition that set off in 1913 to explore the high north.

Exploring the frozen North —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Documents the amazing lives of the men and women who mapped the Arctic at great personal cost. They include Jane Franklin, who rallied British and American sailors to comb the Arctic islands in her relentless search for ...

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