E–pub Free Shackletons Stowaway by Victoria McKernan
Fiction Well researched the characters come alive in this compelling story of survival hope and courage The writing is excellent and the in this compelling story of survival hope and courage The writing is excellent and the a real attention getter for children The virtues of another time come to ife under McKernan s creative crafting of an unforgettable story I really enjoyed this book A must for anyone interested in polar exploration Excellent book My 13 year old said it was one of the best books he has read I also oved reading it A good novelization of the voyage from someone s else s point of view Really good fun a good spirit of adventure Highly
Enjoyable What A Magnificent Read Shackletons Stowaway Is How Victoria What a magnificent read shackletons stowaway is how victoria made young perce blackborows horrific adventure into a very absorbing story I iterally could not put this book down and I read 80 to 90 #books a year this comes out way on top This is a must #a year this comes out way on top This is a must for anyone who ikes a well told story of hardship comradeship and eadership from the great Sir Ernest shackletonoh and it had me close to tears at A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, least 3 timesThank you victoria mckernen for giving me a story that willast with me a very ong time. Re was no hope of rescue If the men were to survive in the most hostile place on earth they would have to do it on their own Victoria McKernan deftly weaves the hard to fathom facts of this famous voyage into an epic edge of your seat survival nove. ,
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*One Of Their Favorites *of their favorites the fact it is based on historical expedition makes it a great read It s a book I think everyone should read This book is a fictionalized version of Shackleton s and his crew s year and a half ordeal near Antarctica they never actually Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies landed on the continent itself The author does a great job giving the reader a feel for what it may have beenike to be there At the end of the book she explains why she presented things the way she did A great survival story that shows that no matter how powerful we humans think we are mother nature is powerful 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 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 his friends Blackborow almost ands in the mouth
Of Killer Whales Helps Thekiller whales helps the tak. On October 26 1914 Ernest Shackletons Endurance set sail from Buenos Aires in pursuit of the ast unclaimed prize in exploration the crossing of the Antarctic continent The crew stood on deck to watch the city fade away All but one Eighteen year ol. E pictures from the yardarms and has his toes amputated
during their time of being cast away on Elephant Island after the Endurance is trapped in the ice As hardtheir time of being cast away on Elephant Island after the Endurance is trapped in the ice As hard it is for me to understand Perce STILL WOULD HAVE GONE ON THE EXPEDITION IF HE would have gone on the expedition if he known what ay ahead because of the
intrepid eadership of Shackleton who seemed to be everywhere when aleadership of Shackleton who seemed to be everywhere when a hand was needed and because of the camaraderie of the crew McKernan bases the story on etters 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 ike Ernest Shackleton and Perce Blackborow are real men a rare thing Prompt and as expected Thank you Shackleton s Stowaway is a fabulous piece of historical. D Perce Blackborow hid below in a ocker But the thrill of stowing away with the egendary 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.