The Impossible Rescue (Hardcover)
The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure
Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763650803, 163pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2012
Back matter includes an epilogue, further information, a time line, source notes, a bibliography, and an index.
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Praise For The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic Adventure…
Outstanding nonfiction writing that makes history come alive.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
A terrific true tale, well told.
—Booklist (starred review)
Using extensive primary sources in the form of journals, reports, letters, and photographs, Sandler has pieced together a stirring and evocative retelling of this historical adventure. The writing draws readers into both the suspense of reaching the struggling whalers in time as well as the dire, life-threatening conditions that the rescuers themselves faced.
—School Library Journal (starred review)
Crisply designed with plentiful white space, this book shares a thrilling and inspirational story of determination, perseverance, and bravery.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)