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The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World (New York Times Book)

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Publisher Comments:

Now in paperback, current events get in-depth treatment in this exciting series produced in collaboration with the New York Times. First-person narratives world-renowned newspaper's award-winning journalists tell the stories behind headlines.

Beginning with a white-knuckle airplane landing, Andrew C. Revkin leads readers through a land of ice and water, describing the stark beauty of the North Pole, the scientists who endure the Arctic chill, the adventurers who are drawn to the north, and the not-so-pretty realities of camping in the

Arctic. Years of research, interviews, and science coverage come together to explain the phenomenon of global warming, the different perspectives on its causes and potential effects, and the implications that it holds for the frozen north.

Synopsis:

Discover the North Pole and the arctic ice that covers the ocean water there. Learn about historical expeditions, and the recent one the author joined and where these chapters were written.

About the Author

Andrew Revkin has been reporting on the environment for The New York Times since 1995. His coverage of climate change won the inaugural National Academies Communication Award for print journalism.

He is also the author of The Burning Season and Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast. He lives in New York's Hudson River valley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753461389
Subtitle:
Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Author:
Revkin,
Author:
Revkin, Andrew C.
Author:
Revkin, Andrew
Author:
Andrew C.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
People & Places - Polar Regions
Subject:
Arctic regions Description and travel.
Subject:
North Pole Description and travel.
Subject:
Childrens Science
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Adventure & Adventurers
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
New York Times Book
Publication Date:
20071015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.08 x 7.83 x 0.395 in
Age Level:
10-14

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Children's » Nonfiction » World Cultures
Children's » Nonfiction » World History » General
Children's » People and Cultures
Children's » Science and Nature » Environment
Children's » Science and Nature » Environmental Fiction
Children's » Science and Nature » General
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