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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
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 1999.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
Awards note
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178878
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Armstrong, Jennifer
Dewey number
919.8/904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • High School
LC call number
G850 1914.S53
LC item number
A76 1998
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Shackleton, Ernest Henry
  • Endurance (Ship)
  • Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
  • Antarctica
  • Discovery and exploration, British
  • Antarctica
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocm38180060
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9780517800140
Lccn
97052063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)38180060
Label
Shipwreck at the bottom of the world : the extraordinary true story of Shackleton and the Endurance, Jennifer Armstrong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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
Control code
ocm38180060
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9780517800140
Lccn
97052063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)38180060

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