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Race to the frozen north : the Matthew Henson story

By: Johnson, Catherine Hickey, Katie(Illustrated by)

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1781128405 / 9781781128404
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United Kingdom
20 cm 118 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 234314, Points 2.00, Book Level 4.60,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Published in Scotland. Dyslexic-friendly.

Matthew Henson was simply an ordinary man. That was, until Commander Robert E. Peary entered his life, and offered him a chance at true adventure.

Henson would become navigator, craftsman, translator, and right-hand man on a treacherous journey to the North Pole.

Defying the odds and the many prejudices that faced him to become a true pioneer.

This is his incredible and often untold story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+


5AJ Interest age: from c 8 years, 5AR For reluctant readers (children), YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFY True stories (Children's / Teenage), YXN Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)

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