The Snow Baby: The Arctic Childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary's Daring Daughter

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HOLIDAY HOUSE Incorporated, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 50 pages
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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.

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The Snow Baby: The Arctic Childhood of Admiral Robert E. Peary's Daring Daughter chronicles the life of Marie Ahnighito Peary, a journey taken through the pages including a plethora of pictures ... Read full review

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Were it not for the children's librarian at my local library putting this like new book out in a display of wintery books, I would not have known about this one. In some respects, it's more a ... Read full review

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Katherine Kirkpatrick is a widely-praised author of historical fiction for children. She has written several novels including "Escape Across the Wide Sea", which was praised as a "strong historical novel" by "School Library Journal." She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her family.

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