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Arctic explorer

the story of Matthew Henson

by Jeri Ferris

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Pole,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955,
    • Explorers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Explorers,
    • African Americans -- Biography,
    • North Pole -- Juvenile literature

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the Black explorer who discovered the North Pole.

      Edition Notes

      StatementJeri Ferris.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG635.H4 F47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2056100M
      ISBN 100876143702
      LC Control Number88034449
      OCLC/WorldCa18982224

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Arctic Explorer by Jeri Ferris; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature, Explorers, Biography, African Americans; Places: United States, North Pole; People: Matthew Alexander Henson (). John Rae () was a Scottish explorer, surveyor, and surgeon who explored the Canadian Arctic. Rae made three voyages, in , , and , to find the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, who had disappeared together with his Arctic expedition. Rae surveyed and mapped over 1, miles ( km) of uncharted Canadian coastline.

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      High quality Arctic Explorers gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Book Information. Title: Arctic Explorer: The Story Of Matthew Henson. Author: Ferris, Jeri. Isbn: A biography of the African American explorer who discovered the North Pole. Hook Your Students. Matthew Henson was born in into a United States made of two worlds, a white world and a black world.


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