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The white darkness / Geraldine Mccaughrean.

By: Mccaughrean, Geraldine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [New York: HarperTeen, 2007Description: 384 p. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 0060890363; 9780060890360.Subject(s): Juvenile Fiction | Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General | Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9) | Action & Adventure - Survival Stories | Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General | Juvenile Fiction / General | Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Polar Regions | People & Places - Polar Regions | Social Issues - Adolescence | Deception | Fiction | Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etcOnline resources: Amazon.com | Amazon customer reviews Summary: I have been in love with Titus Oates for quite a while now—which is ridiculous, since he's been dead for ninety years. But look at it this way. In ninety years I'll be dead, too, and the age difference won't matter. Sym is not your average teenage girl. She is obsessed with the Antarctic and the brave, romantic figure of Captain Oates from Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole. In fact, Oates is the secret confidant to whom she spills all her hopes and fears. But Sym's uncle Victor is even more obsessed—and when he takes her on a dream trip into the bleak Antarctic wilderness, it turns into a nightmarish struggle for survival that will challenge everything she knows and loves. In her first contemporary young adult novel, Carnegie Medalist and three-time Whitbread Award winner Geraldine McCaughrean delivers a spellbinding journey into the frozen heart of darkness.
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I have been in love with Titus Oates for quite a while now—which is ridiculous, since he's been dead for ninety years. But look at it this way. In ninety years I'll be dead, too, and the age difference won't matter. Sym is not your average teenage girl. She is obsessed with the Antarctic and the brave, romantic figure of Captain Oates from Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole. In fact, Oates is the secret confidant to whom she spills all her hopes and fears. But Sym's uncle Victor is even more obsessed—and when he takes her on a dream trip into the bleak Antarctic wilderness, it turns into a nightmarish struggle for survival that will challenge everything she knows and loves. In her first contemporary young adult novel, Carnegie Medalist and three-time Whitbread Award winner Geraldine McCaughrean delivers a spellbinding journey into the frozen heart of darkness.

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