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Sir John Franklin: The Search for the Northwest Passage - HC
Sir John Franklin: The Search for the Northwest Passage - HC
Sir John Franklin: The Search for the Northwest Passage - HC
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The quest to find a Northwest Passage from Europe to Asia took centuries to complete. Many explorers were sent to find the legendary route, with one of the most famous voyages commanded by Sir John Franklin in the mid-1800s. This trip would end with the disappearance of the British naval officer and his entire crew. Learn about the life of this driven explorer, the Arctic voyages that would make him famous, and the many explorers sent to uncharted areas of the Arctic in search of Franklin. Other topics include
• the importance of the Northwest Passage to European commerce
• the area of the Arctic mapped by Franklin
• the rescue parties sent to find him
• what really happened to Franklin and his party
• life aboard an Arctic sailing vessel
• surviving the harsh Arctic weather
• the lives and customs of Inuit peoples and how they played a part in the Franklin expeditions Teacher’s guide available.


Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: R
Binding: Hardcover
Series: In the Footsteps of Explorers
Author(s): Anders Knudsen

Format
Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

GRL: R
ATOS: 7.4
Dewey: 910.9163
Lexile: 1130L
Copyright: 2007

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