PDF or EBOOK Shackletons Stowaway Ð Victoria McKernan
Is friends Blackborow almost lands in the mouth of killer whales helps the photographer take pictures from the yardarms and has his toes amputated uring their time of being cast away on Elephant Island after the Endurance is trapped in the ice As hard as it is #for me to understand perce still would have #me to understand Perce still would have on the expedition if he had known what lay ahead because of
the intrepid leadership of Shackleton who seemed to be everywhere when a steadying intrepid leadership of Shackleton who seemed to be everywhere when a steadying was needed and because of the camaraderie of the crew McKernan bases the story on letters articles journals and interviews of the crew She captures the struggle for survival so well that I needed to remind myself to breathe when the crew members were holding their breath What courage most of the men show Perce s own struggles with fear that he would not be strong or brave enough come across as so real This book is a good read for any teen or adult but I especially recommend it for young men who need to see manhood from the point of view of someone who is not a sports hero Men like Ernest Shackleton and Perce Blackborow are real men a rare thing. Re was no hope of rescue If the men were to survive in the most hostile place on earth they would have to Alchemy Martial Supreme do it on their own Victoria McKernaneftly weaves the hard to fathom facts of this famous voyage into an epic edge of your seat survival nove. I really enjoyed this book A #for anyone interested in polar exploration What a magnificent read shackletons stowaway is how victoria made #anyone interested in polar exploration What A MAGNIFICENT READ SHACKLETONS STOWAWAY IS magnificent read shackletons stowaway is victoria mckernen made perce blackborows horrific adventure into a very absorbing story I literally could not put this book own and I read 80 to 90 books a year this comes out way on top This is a must read for anyone who likes a well told story of hardship comradeship and leadership from the great Sir Ernest shackletonoh and it had me close to tears at least 3 timesThank you victoria mckernen for giving me a story that will last with me a very long time Inspiring novelization of a true story On every page there is something to grab the reader Do no be put off by its classification as a children s book this is a great read Shackleton s Stowaway is a fabulous piece of historical fiction Well researched the characters come alive in this compelling story of survival hope and courage The writing is excellent and the story a real attention getter for children The virtues of another time come to life under McKernan s creative crafting of an unforgettable story On October 26 1914 Ernest Shackletons Endurance set sail from Buenos Aires in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in exploration the crossing of the Antarctic continent The crew stood on eck to watch the city fade away All but one Eighteen year ol. ,
Good novelization of the voyage from someone s else s point of view Really good fun a good spirit of adventure Highly enjoyable This book is a fictionalized version of Shackleton s and his crew s year and a #Half Ordeal Near Antarctica They Never Actually #ordeal near Antarctica they never actually on the continent itself The author Alien does a great job giving the reader a feel for what it may have been like to be there At the end of the book she explains why she presented things the way sheid A great survival story that shows that no matter how powerful we humans think we are mother nature is powerful Prompt and as expected Thank you Excellent book My 13 year old said it as expected Thank you Excellent book My 13 year old
said it one of the best books he has read Iit one of the best books he has read I loved reading it I love the book I read it to my seniors in high school One of their favorites Just the fact it is based on a historical expedition makes it a great read It s a book I think everyone should read What a riveting story McKernan tells the story of the Shackleton expedition to Antarctica from the viewpoint of Perce Blackborow a young man who stowed away aboard the Endurance at the behest of a couple of D Perce Blackborow hid below in a locker But the thrill of stowing away with the legendary explorer would soon turn to fear Within months the Endurance trapped and crushed by ice sank And even Perce the youngest member of the stranded crew knew the.