Monday, August 8, 2011

Matthew Henson

Here are two award-winning children's books about the great American explorer:

Johnson, Dolores. Onward: A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson. Washington. D.C: National Geographic, 2006. Print.
Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth (2005); Booklist Starred Review (2005);School Library Journal Starred Review (2005).

Hopkinson, Deborah, and Stephen Alcorn. Keep On!: The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-Discoverer of the North Pole. Atlanta, Ga: Peachtree Publishers, 2009. Print.
2009 Oregon Book Awards Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.