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Shackleton's stowaway, by Victoria McKernan

Label
Shackleton's stowaway
Title
Shackleton's stowaway
Statement of responsibility
by Victoria McKernan
Title variation
Shackletons stowaway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 the toes of his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice
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 the toes of his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133934
Cataloging source
NAB
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McKernan, Victoria
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
740
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blackborow, W. Perce
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Blackborow, W. Perce
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
  • Stowaways
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
  • Stowaways
  • Historical fiction
  • Antarctica
  • Antarctica
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Shackleton's stowaway, by Victoria McKernan
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Shackleton's stowaway -- Map -- Author's note -- Epilogue -- Sources -- Timeline - Members of the expedition -- Further reading
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
317 p.
Isbn
9780440419846
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780440419846
  • (OCoLC)73502204
Label
Shackleton's stowaway, by Victoria McKernan
Publication
Contents
Shackleton's stowaway -- Map -- Author's note -- Epilogue -- Sources -- Timeline - Members of the expedition -- Further reading
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
317 p.
Isbn
9780440419846
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780440419846
  • (OCoLC)73502204

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