Matthew Henson the quest for the North Pole

Title Matthew Henson the quest for the North Pole
Names Olmstead, Kathleen.
Book Number DB068753
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of African American explorer Matthew Henson (1866-1955), who accompanied Robert E. Peary to the North Pole in 1909. Discusses Henson's background and earlier expeditions with Peary to Nicaragua and Greenland. Covers Henson's ambivalent relationship with Peary, and Henson's difficulties in receiving recognition for his contribution. For grades 5-8. 2008.
Narrator Avers, Roy.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Scientists & Explorers - BIT
Biography - Black concern - BLKB
Black Interest - BLK
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Geography - GOG
Travel & Geography - TRA
Audience Notes For grades 5-8.
Male narrator.
LC Subject African American explorers - Biography - Juvenile literature
Explorers - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
North Pole - Discovery and exploration - Juvenile literature
Call Number j910.91632 JNF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: New York, NY : Sterling Pub. Co., c2008. 9781402744419
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