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Destination: Antarctica By Robert Swan,

  • Title: Destination: Antarctica
  • Author: Robert Swan
  • ISBN: 9780439087773
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Paperback
  • Follows the British adventurer Robert Swan and two other explorers on an exciting and dangerous 900 mile trek to the South Pole, following in the footsteps of Swan s chidhood hero, Robert Falcon Scott, who made the journey exactly seventy four years earlier.
    Destination Antarctica Follows the British adventurer Robert Swan and two other explorers on an exciting and dangerous mile trek to the South Pole following in the footsteps of Swan s chidhood hero Robert Falcon Scott

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    1. Although intended for children, this fascinating account of an on foot journey to the South Pole is great for any age I was impressed by the number of full color photographs, and Swan s descriptive language vividly captures the cold, barren expanse of the world s southernmost continent He not only describes the planning and stages of his own journey, but also gives a brief history of previous polar expeditions My biggest complaint about this book is that none of the photographs is credited or ca [...]

    2. The author led a team to Antarctica to relive the adventures of Robert Scott I remember reading a story about Antarctic exploration somewhere around fourth or fifth grade This story did not deliver the same sense of adventure The illustrations in this one, however, make it a great book to pair up with a story of some of the original Antarctic adventures.

    3. I recommend this nonfiction text to be on your shelf if you re an ELA teacher it s a fascinating biographical narrative of Rober Swan s experience trying to reach the South Pole, where only one other person had ever been before and that crew never made it home This story never got boring, and it is quite a tale of determination and ambition, with many disappointments and trials along the way I look at these triumphs as unnecessary and insane risks, but I do respect his courage perseverance as we [...]

    4. This book is called Destination Antarctica It was written by Robert Swan It goes into the nonfiction category This book is about 3 men and their jouney to Antarctica I rated this book five stars because it tells their expedition and is very informative.

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