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Who Was Ernest Shackleton? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

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As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton’s incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times.  His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey aboard the Endurance has all the drama of an action movie.

About the Author


James Buckley, Jr. is a sports writer for children. He has written more than 50 books about sports for kids, including titles on baseball, football, NASCAR, soccer, the Olympics, and more.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780448479316
ISBN-10: 0448479311
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: December 26th, 2013
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?