Item description for Arctic Explorer: The Story of Matthew Henson (Trailblazer Biographies) by Jeri Chase Ferris...
Overview 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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Studio: Carolrhoda Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.07" Width: 6.91" Height: 0.29" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1990
Publisher Carolrhoda Books
ISBN 0876145071 ISBN13 9780876145074
Availability 0 units.
More About Jeri Chase Ferris
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 www.jerichaseferris.com!
Jeri Chase Ferris currently resides in the state of California.