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Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson (Trailblazer Biographies) [Paperback]

By Jeri Chase Ferris (Author)
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Item description for Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson (Trailblazer Biographies) by Jeri Chase Ferris...

Traces the life of Henson, the Black explorer who accompanied the Perry expedition to the North Pole, and explains the reasons for the long delay in his recognition

Publishers Description
These insightful biographies highlight men and women who have struggled to overcome adversity to accomplish their goals. Along the way, these inspiring people have blazed a trail through history.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson (Trailblazer Biographies) by Jeri Chase Ferris has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/1991 page 388
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 96 - 01/01/1996 page 429
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 354
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 504

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Carolrhoda Books
Pages   80
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 7" Height: 9"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 1990
Publisher   Carolrhoda Books
Age  10-13
ISBN  0876145071  
ISBN13  9780876145074  

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More About Jeri Chase Ferris

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jeri Chase Ferris is the award-winning author of eleven biographies for children and young adults. She specializes in biographies of women and minorities - people who have done great and important deeds, but have been overlooked in history. "We all like to be treated fairly," Jeri says. "Many of the people I write about were not treated fairly. My books set the record straight." She lives in California. This is her first book with Houghton Mifflin. Visit her website at!

Jeri Chase Ferris currently resides in the state of California.

Jeri Chase Ferris has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Creative Minds Biography (Paperback)
  2. Trailblazer Biographies (Paperback)

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > Exploration & Discovery
3Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Biographies > Historical
4Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12

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ice land   Feb 23, 2007
One of the reasions why I liked this book is that it gives the true feeling of the storey and the adventry of the story. The reasions why and the first people to go accrost ice iceland.

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