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Race to the frozen north : the Matthew Henson story

Johnson, CatherineHickey, Katie(Illustrated by)
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A thrilling fictionalised account of the life of Matthew Henson, the first African-American man to travel to the North Pole, from the Carnegie nominated author Catherine Johnson. 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+

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Barrington Stoke Ltd
1781128405 / 9781781128404
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
118 pages : illustrations (black and white)
20 cm
Quiz No: 321210, Points 2.00, Book Level 4.60,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
Published in Scotland. Dyslexic-friendly.