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Snow baby : The Arctic childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary's daring daughter / Katherine Kirkpatrick.

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City j B (Text) 76893000241483 Juvenile Biographies Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville YOUTH BIO PEA (Text) 37323001679888 YOUTH_BIO Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Bookmobile J92 PEAR (Text) 39231031464023 Bookmobile Stacks--Childrens' Non-fiction Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main J910.922 KIRK (Text) 39231031423797 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library JB PEARY KIR (Text) 30419200477574 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J 921 PEA (Text) 39206019907862 J Biography Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 910.92 KIRKPATRICK (Text) 30403001554906 Childrens - Non-Fiction On holds shelf -
Princeton PL - Princeton JL 910.92 Kir (Text) 30890000108983 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -
Shelby Co PL - Morristown Branch J 910.922 KIR (Text) 78731000501830 Junior Informational Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette J 921 Peary, Marie (Text) 31951003116966 Children's Room - Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0823419738
  • ISBN: 9780823419739
  • Physical Description: 50 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2007]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 48-49) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Snow baby -- Life of contrasts -- Moving the iron mountain -- Adventures on the Windward -- Winter on the ice-locked ship -- Reunions and farewells -- Eagle island -- Victory tour -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Source notes -- Acknowledgments and picture credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.: News of Marie Ahnighito Peary's birth on an icy bay in northern Greenland spread around the globe, shocking Victorian society. The daughter of prominent American parents had been born in a tarred lodge at the edge of the known world! Even the Inuit who visited the blond, blue-eyed baby were amazed. They called her "Snow Baby." While most girls Marie's age were studying sewing and other "womanly arts," she was wearing caribous skin pants, sliding down glacial cliffs, and making friends with the Inuit children.
Target Audience Note: 1050 Lexile.
Subject: Peary, Marie Ahnighito, 1893-1978 > Childhood and youth.
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920 > Family.
Children > Arctic Regions > Biography.
Children > Washington (D.C.) > Biography.
Explorers > Family relationships.
Arctic regions > Biography.
Washington (D.C.) > Biography.

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