Black Whiteness : Admiral Byrd Alone In The Antarctic

by Robert Burleigh


In 1934, Admiral Richard Byrd spent an entire winter by himself in a small cabin in Antarctica, recording the weather and confronting life, completely alone, in harsh conditions. Robert Burleigh "paints mesmerizing word pictures" ( Booklist ) that are supplemented with excerpts from Admiral Byrd's firsthand account of how he survived. This riveting account was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book and includes dramatic, full-color illustrations capture the courage of Byrd's amazing ordeal.

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Book Information

Copyright year 1998
ISBN-13 9781442453340
ISBN-10 1442453346
Class Copyright
Publisher Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 32 MB
Number of Pages 40
Language ENG
Shelf No. NF215
Grade Range 2-5
Ages 7-10