Who Was Ernest Shackleton? (Who Was?)

by James Buckley (Author) Max Hergenrother (Illustrator)

Who Was Ernest Shackleton? (Who Was?)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
As a boy he preferred reading sea stories to doing homework and, at age 16, became an apprentice seaman. Subsequently, Ernest Shackleton's incredible journeys to the South Pole in the early 1900s made him one of the most famous explorers of modern times. His courage in the face of dangerous conditions and unforeseeable tragedies reveal the great leader that he was. His historic 1914 journey aboard the Endurance has all the drama of an action movie.
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James Buckley
James Buckley, Jr is a sports writer for children. He has written more than 50 books about sports for kids, including titles on baseball, football, NASCAR, soccer, the Olympics, and more.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780448479316
Lexile Measure
770L
Guided Reading Level
P
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
December 20, 2013
Series
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF025080 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Exploration & Discovery
JNF051170 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Discoveries
Library of Congress categories
Great Britain
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiograp
British
Antarctica
Explorers
Discovery and exploration
Shackleton, Ernest Henry
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Disc
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration &

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