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Atkins, Jeannine, 1953-
How high can we climb? : the story of women explorers / Jeannine Atkins ; pictures by Dušan Petričić
1st ed
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL j920 ATK    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 209 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[200]-204)
Contents How wide is the world? / Jeanne Baret -- How far can a river flow? / Florence Baker -- How can we climb where not one has gone before? / Annie Smith Peck -- How far North can we go? / Josephine Peary -- How can a continent be crossed? / Arnarulunguaq -- How deep is the earth? / Elisabeth Casteret -- How many secrets can be found in a forest? / Nicole Maxwell -- How deep can we dive? / Sylvia Earle -- How high can we climb? / Junko Tabei -- How far can we sail alone? / Kay Cottee -- How can we find secrets under stone and sea? / Sue Hendrickson -- How can we reach the ends of the earth? / Ann Bancroft
Summary Profiles twelve women explorers of the land, sea, and air: Jeanne Baret, Florence Baker, Annie Smith Peck, Josephine Peary, Arnarulunguaq, Elisabeth Casteret, Nicole Maxwell, Sylvia Earle, Junko Tabei, Kay Cottee, Sue Hendrickson, and Ann Bancroft
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Petričić, Dušan

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