New York : Holiday House, c2006.
ix, 101 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
The adventure: why I went to Antarctica -- Planning your trip to Antarctica -- Peninsula -- McMurdo sound -- South pole -- Antarctic glossary -- Historical time line.
During her exploratory sojourns to Antarctica, Lucy Jane Bledsoe witnessed many amazing sights, such as mummified seals, and picked up more than a few survival tactics; for example, if you should find yourself in danger of falling into a cravasse, you should stretch out your body to avoid dropping farther. Part memoir, part survival tips, part curiosities, Lucy Jane Bledsoe's book lets readers vicariously experience the author's adventures while on exploration in Antarctica. Annotation. Part memoir, part survival tips, part curiosities, Lucy Jane Bledsoe lets readers vicariously experience her adventures while on exploration in Antarctica.
0823418901 (trade bdg.)