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Survival in the Antarctic
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)  
 
5.0
Learning Value 
 
5.0
LOST IN THE ANTARCTIC takes you on the doomed, yet brave journey of the ship called the Endurance and its crew. Ernest Shackleton wanted to be the first person to lead a crew across the Antarctic continent. However, the ice won't give in to their desires so easily and their trip lands them stranded on the ice when it fights back.

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.
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