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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2009

    Very interesting!!

    The story was very interesting, but the pages fell out of the book. Very disappointing since it came from Barnes and Noble.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2007

    a 9th grader

    I think this book tells the account of a man who was courageous and brave! I love this book. I go to to a private school and our whole class was required to read this book and it was amamzing and incrediable!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2007

    fantastic adventure

    This book is a great adventure about voyage to Antarctica. It contains amazing pictures and stuffs, showing surprises. Also, you can see how the voyage is if you read the book. Their endurance was pretty impressive and interesting. Eating raw stuffs and blood. It is sort of weird but you will like it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2005

    Antarctic biography of survival

    This book was an interesting account of the Shipwreck, survival and rescue of the crew of The Endurance under Ernest Shackleton in 1914. The descriptions of the challenges and hardships faced by the crew are well done, with many photos taken by the crew photographer that survived the journey. Full of amazing facts about the geography, animals and oceanography of the Antarctic region. Second half moves faster than the first. Great oppurtunity to use for a unit study of the area, and/or explorers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2004

    Outstanding AND thought provoking!!!!

    I am a teacher of gifted and talented students, and we used this book for an entire unit. We learned the importance of math with compasses, science with ice floes, vocabulary galore!! We learned about leadership and working together. Shackelton was faced with difficult decisions of life and death situations. Definitely a book with mirrors to view themselves, and windows to see places they may never go. A must read! This is an award winning non-fiction book for all the right reasons! Boys and girls alike loved it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2002

    The shipwreck at tyhe bottom of the world

    The book Shipwreck at the Bottom of the world is a wonderful book to read especially if you like adventure and bieng at the edge of your seat .You never know what will happen next. The book tells all about how te crew survived by eating raw seal meat and drinking its blood to stay alive. It also tells in the crews point of view and what they thought abut the trec.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2002

    A Very interesting book!

    An excellent true story about how a captain and his crew sturggle through the harsh Antarctic, and all manage to survive! A very good book, and indeed I reccomend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2002

    Great Book

    This was a very good book, about a truly unique voyage across Antarctica. It was very interesting with all the pictures and stuff, but at the end it started getting a little boring. Other than that this is a good book and I recomend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2001

    A wonderful book!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This book is really good. It is a true story but sounds fake. It has very interesting plots and has lots of real pictures. It isn't that long. It takes a short time to read this cool book.

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