Matthew Henson: The Quest for the North Pole (Sterling Biographies Series)

Matthew Henson: The Quest for the North Pole (Sterling Biographies Series)

by Kathleen Olmstead

Hardcover

$12.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402760600
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 08/05/2008
Series: Sterling Biographies Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction: To Reach the North Pole     1
Henson's Story Begins     2
New Adventure in Nicaragua     11
The North Greenland Expedition     18
The Trek Begins     34
A Second Expedition to Greenland     44
Difficult Years in the North     53
The Find at Cape York     61
Making a Home in the North     67
Back in America     79
The New Peary System     85
One Last Chance to Reach the Pole     93
Returning Home     104
A Slow but Sure Legacy     109
Glossary     118
Bibliography     119
Source Notes     120
Image Credits     122
About the Author     122
Index     123

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