This book is full of historical facts and shows how quickly a brave adventure can turn into a desperate search for survival. LOST IN THE ANTARCTIC is both gruesome and inspiring. Ernest Shackleton is a man who should be admired for the journeys he made in life and how he cares for his crewmen as if they were family.
The pictures throughout the book are a great touch that give us even more insight to what their journey was like. This one is a page turner and Tod Olson does an amazing job at giving us enough facts in a way that leaves you hanging on each word. My heart went out for the crew as I read and I love the glossary and author's note in the back of the book.
Final Verdict: I would recommend this to fans of history, adventure, survival situations, and exploration.