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The Resource Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance, Jennifer Armstrong

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

Label
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Title
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world
Title remainder
the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Armstrong
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 1999.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178878
Cataloging source
IMF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Armstrong, Jennifer
Dewey number
J919.8904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
G525
LC item number
.A76 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1090
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance
Label
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance, Jennifer Armstrong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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 -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9780375810497
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, photographs
System control number
  • ocm45723326
  • (OCoLC)45723326
Label
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance, Jennifer Armstrong
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and an index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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 -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9780375810497
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, photographs
System control number
  • ocm45723326
  • (OCoLC)45723326

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