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Captain Mac book cover


NOBA medal Winner, 2010 National Outdoor Book Award, Children's category

 
2010 John Burroughs Association Outstanding Nature Book for Young Readers John Burroughs Association Seal

Captain Mac: The Life of Donald Baxter MacMillan, Arctic Explorer
 
(Calkins Creek, March 2010)


    Read about Donald B. MacMillan’s long and distinguished career as an Arctic explorer—how he forged an adventurous life, despite a difficult childhood. Learn the vital role Mac played in Robert Peary’s 1908-09 North Pole Expedition. Discover how he helped pioneer the use of radio and aircraft in Arctic exploration. Experience Mac’s daring adventures and discover his contributions to environmental science and to the cultural understanding of eastern Arctic and Subarctic natives. The book includes a map and lots of photographs.
 

For ages 10 to adult.
 

 
Timberrr book cover
Timberrr…A History of Logging in New England
 

Millbrook Press, 2003 (Lerner Publishing Group)


    This 128-page history features more than 50 photographs and drawings, and includes a timeline, a glossary, and a map.

   For ages 10 to adult. 

Winner of a 1999 work-in-progress grant from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

A Lupine Award Honor Book


 
Ice Country Book Cover Ice Country: One Boy's Adventure in the Arctic with Commander Donald MacMillan
 
Cricketfield Press. Imprint of Picton Press, 1995
Softcover, 1997


    An historical novel of a fifteen-year-old boy who joins the crew of an Arctic expedition in the summer of 1950.

For ages 9 and up.

 
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