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Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole.

Julian May

Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole.

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Published by Creative Educational Society in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Henson, Matthew Alexander, 1866-1955.,
  • Explorers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A brief biography of the black explorer who accompanied Peary to the North Pole.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Phero Thomas.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesPersonal close-up books
    ContributionsPhero, Thomas, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG635.H4 M39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[38] p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5302887M
    ISBN 10087191218X
    LC Control Number72085038
    OCLC/WorldCa636367

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Peachtree $ (32p) ISBN   Though ignored at the time, history has discovered the true contributions of Matthew Henson, the co-discoverer of the North Pole along with Rear Admiral Robert Perry. Matthew Alexander Henson was born on August 8, in Nanjemoy, Maryland, about 30 miles from Washington, DC.

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Fellow explorer, Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole, kept on, even “in the face of storms of wind and snow that it is impossible for you to imagine.” This book tells the story of his and Peary’s grueling, Arctic exhibition and ultimate discovery.

Many know the story of Robert Peary’s great expedition to reach the North Pole. Yet few people know that Peary was joined on this grueling, history-making journey by fellow explorer Matthew Henson. Henson was born just after the Civil War, a time when slavery had been abolished, but few opportunities were available for black people.

But Peary died in and Matt Henson became a favorite member of the New York Explorers club. After WW2 his biography started the process of awareness concerning his invaluable role with Peary. Determined as the rightful co-discoverer of the North Pole his honors have come late. The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-Discoverer of the North Pole by Deborah Hopkinson and Stephen Alcorn 7 Total Resources View Text Complexity Submit Text Complexity.

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Despite this, Matthew Henson dreamed of adventure and a chance meeting with Admiral Peary lead to Matt becoming Peary’s assistant.

Sadly, cultural prejudices of the era kept Henson’s. Matthew Henson: co-discoverer of the North Pole / Laura Baskes Litwin. Format Book Published Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, c Description p.: ill., maps ; 24 cm.

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Henson and Peary made seven voyages over a period of nearly 23 years. There is some debate as to whether Peary was accurate in his claim to have reached the pole, but Henson went ahead to blaze the trail while Peary, whose toes were. Matthew Henson, the famous African American explorer, worked nearly 20 years with Admiral Robert Peary exploring the Arctic.

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Matthew Henson was an accomplished African-American explorer who, along with Robert Peary, was one the first men to reach the North Pole. Though it is inarguable that both men were valiant and gifted explorers, there is currently much controversy surrounding the discovery of the North Pole, and who, in fact, reached first.

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The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-discoverer of the North Pole Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by Stephen Alcorn Non Fiction Picture Book Ages 6 to 10 Peachtree Publishers,Matthew Henson was born in a cabin in Maryland just after the American Civil War ended.Dark Companion: Matthew Henson Conqueror of the Arctic Ice and Co-Discoverer of the Pole (with map) Author: Robinson, Bradley Title: Dark Companion: Matthew Henson Conqueror of the Arctic Ice and Co-Discoverer of the Pole (with map) Publication: National Travel Club, Edition: 1st Edition Description: 1st ver.

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