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Ice Floes and Frost

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Peary & Henson: The Race to the North Pole
Baron Bedesky
St. Catharines, Ontario: Crabtree Publishing, 2006. 32 p.
(In the Footsteps of Explorers)
ISBN 0778724263
Ages 9 to 11

The book provides an overview of Robert Peary and Matthew Henson's expeditions to the North Pole. The reader is introduced to many of the challenges faced by the explorers, as well as those faced by Inuit. A glossary of unfamiliar words is also provided. The book is illustrated with a combination of archival and contemporary drawings and photographs.


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