The harrowing story that the ill-fated Endurance, currently in paperback.In respectable 1914, Ernest Shackleton and also 27 men sailed indigenous England in an effort to become the an initial team the explorers to overcome Antarctica from one side to the other. 5 months later and still 100 mile from land, their ship, Endurance, came to be trapped in ice. The expedition survived another five month camping on ice floes, followed by a perilous journey v stormy seas come remote and also unvisited Elephant Island. In a dramatic climax to this amazing survival story, Shackleton and five rather navigated 800 mile of treacherous open ocean in a 20-foot boat to bring a rescue ship.Shipwreck at the Bottom that the human being vividly re-creates among the many extraordinary adventure story in history. Jennifer Armstrong narrates this unbelievable story v vigor, an eye because that detail, and an appreciation of the marvelous management of Shackleton, who lugged home every among his males alive.

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Ever due to the fact that the first grade, Jennifer Armstrong knew that she would end up being an author. She loved consisting of stories and sharing them v others. Her family members treasured books and this led her to come to be an avid leader of all varieties of fiction. It to be no surprise as soon as she made decision to study English and also American literary works at blacksmith College in Massachusetts. Armstrong is the writer of end 50 publications for children from kindergarten with high school. Best known because that writing historic fiction, she has likewise been successful in creating photo books, easy readers, chapter books, young adult novels, and also nonfiction.Armstrong, who thrived up outside of brand-new York City, now lives in Saratoga Springs, new York.Jennifer Armstrong is the winner of the Orbis Pictus award for exceptional Nonfiction for Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World. Numerous of her books have been designated as Notable publications by the American Library Association and the international Reading Association.For an ext information on Jennifer Armstrong, visit her website in ~, or check out her blog in ~

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\"A book that will capture the attention and also imagination of any reader.\"--School Library Journal, Starred\"This unbelievable story is enhanced by the vigorous prose; indigenous the captivating arrival through the epilogue, that is the writing as lot as the story that will rivet readers.\"--Kirkus Reviews, Pointer\"Armstrong\"s taking in storytelling, depicted with dramatic black-and-white photographs, makes this one enthralling adventure.\"--Publishers Weekly, Starred