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Ada Blackjack
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Jennifer Niven
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From the author of The Ice Master comes the remarkable true story of a young Inuit woman who survived six months alone on a desolate, uninhabited Arctic island In September 1921, four young men and Ada Blackjack, a diminutive 25-year-old Eskimo woman, ventured deep into the Arctic in a secret
Ada Blackjack
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-01 - Publisher: Cherry Lake

Could you survive being a lone castaway on a deserted island? Ada Blackjack: Castaway in the True Survival series explores Blackjack's shocking survival story. The book is written with a high interest level and lower level of complexity to serve more mature students reading at lower levels. Clear visuals, colorful
Marooned in the Arctic
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Peggy Caravantes
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-01 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

The first and only young adult book about Ada Blackjack and her remarkable, true-life survival story In 1921, four men ventured into the Arctic for a top-secret expedition—an attempt to claim the remote, uninhabited Wrangel Island in northern Siberia for Canada. With the men was a 23-year-old Inuit woman named
Northern Voices
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Penny Petrone
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-24 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Inuit of northern Canada have a rich oral tradition in their ancient languages and a more recent tradition of written English. Penny Petrone traces the two paths that link the cultural past of arctic peoples with its expression in the present day. The book's first section includes traditional legends, myths,
The Greatest Survival Stories of All Time
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Cara Tabachnick
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-23 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

This collection of survival stories recounts the harrowing true experiences of people across the globe who faced certain death—and survived. The stories in this riveting volume seem too unbelievable to be true. Lost individuals facing the most severe natural disasters, the most dangerous situations, and the most inhospitable conditions .