Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author McKernan, Victoria.

Title Shackleton's stowaway / by Victoria McKernan.

Imprint New York : Laurel-Leaf, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 Fort Campbell HS Fiction  F MCK    CHECK SHELF
 Fort Knox HS Fiction  F MCKER    CHECK SHELF
 Morris R. McBride ES Fiction  FIC Mck    CHECK SHELF
 Scott MS Fiction  F Mck    CHECK SHELF
 Shughart MS Fiction  F MCK    CHECK SHELF
Description 317 p. : map ; 18 cm.
Series Laurel-leaf books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition and, after their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, endured many hardships, including the loss of the toes of his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice.
Reading Grade Level 4.8.
Lexile 740
Reading Programs Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS
Reading Counts
Lexile : 740 from 650
Subject Blackborow, W. Perce, 1894-1949 -- Fiction.
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Fiction.
Stowaways -- Fiction.
Adventure fiction.
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 -- Fiction.
Endurance (Ship) -- Fiction.
Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition : (1914-1917) -- Fiction.
Antarctica -- Exploration -- Fiction.
ISBN 978-0-440-41984-6

Available items only