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Title Exploring the North Pole : the story of Robert Edwin Peary and Matthew Henson / Josepha Sherman.
Author Sherman, Josepha.
Publication Hockessin, Del : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2006]
Copyright date ©2006
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Call # 910.9163 S
Series Monumental milestones
Monumental milestones.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-46) and index.
Contents On the edge of the world -- The North and South poles -- Beginnings -- Earlier explorers -- The early trips -- People of the north -- The Pole -- The Qimmiq, Inuit sled dogs -- Controversy -- The Arctic today.
Summary Two Americans, Robert Peary and Matthew Henson, were determined to do what no one ever had, reach the North Pole.
Subject Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920.
Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955.
Explorers -- United States -- Biography.
African American explorers -- Biography.
North Pole -- Discovery and exploration.
ISBN 1584154020 (lib. bdg.) :
9781584154020 (lib. bdg.)

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