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Black Whiteness|Robert Burleigh
Black Whiteness : Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic
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Overview

In 1934, Admiral Richard Byrd spent an entire winter by himself in a small cabin in Antarctica, recording the weather and confronting life, completely alone, in harsh conditions. Robert Burleigh "paints mesmerizing word pictures" (Booklist) that are supplemented with excerpts from Admiral Byrd's firsthand account of how he survived. This riveting account was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book and includes dramatic, full-color illustrations capture the courage of Byrd's amazing ordeal.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442453340
  • ISBN-10: 1442453346
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10

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