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The disastrous Wrangel Island expedition  Cover Image Book Book

The disastrous Wrangel Island expedition / by Katrina M. Phillips, Ph.D. ; illustrated by David Shephard.

Summary:

"In 1921, Inupait seamstress Ada Blackjack joined a a group of four white men who wanted to establish a trading post on Wrangel Island in the freezing Arctic Ocean. The explorers were stranded on the island when their return ship was forced to turn back due to ice. Facing harsh conditions and dwindling food supplies, the men died one by one, but Ada remained. Find out how she alone managed to survive the disastrous expedition" -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781663958914
  • ISBN: 9781666322361
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, an imprint of Capstone, [2022]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Subject: Blackjack, Ada, 1898-1983 > Juvenile literature.
Inuit women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inuit > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Wilderness survival > Russia (Federation) > Wrangel Island > Juvenile literature.
Women explorers > Arctic regions > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Explorers > Arctic regions > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Wrangel Island (Russia) > Discovery and exploration > Juvenile literature.
Arctic regions > Discovery and exploration > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Nonfiction comics.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library j910.92 PHIL (Text) 35920505776664 New Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -


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