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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
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Anyone else starting a climb on Goodreads #MountTBR challenge?
I‘ve always seen the hashtag - but never really investigated - new year seemed like a good time!

sprainedbrain Yes! I‘m going for Mt. Everest again this year... I fell a little short in 2019. 😬 3w
thegirlwiththelibrarybag @sprainedbrain 100 books! I think I‘ll get a little sidetracked by library and other new books - but I admire you for going for it! Best of luck! 3w
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Ncostell
The White Darkness | David Grann
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Pickpick

Despite being one who hates the cold, I am endlessly fascinated with tales of polar exploration for some reason. This is the story of Henry Worsley, a descendant of a notable crew member from Shackleton‘s expedition, who sets out to walk across Antarctica on his own. This is a short book with many stunning photographs from Shackleton‘s journey and Worsley‘s as well.

Bookboss Same! I hate the cold, but love books about Polar explorers! 4w
Ncostell @Bookboss That‘s the beauty of reading, I can read of their harrowing adventures while drinking tea under a cozy blanket! 4w
Bookzombie I really liked this one. 4w
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JenlovesJT47
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I really love this series of books. I think it gives kids a great overview of things that everyone should know. This one focuses on famous explorers and gives blurbs about their accomplishments. 5⭐️

#WinterGames
#TMSkellington
#TBRread
#Jace

Crimson613 16pts!! 12-26 4w
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OrangeMooseReads
Who Was Ernest Shackleton? | James Buckley, Jr.
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I quick over view of Shackleton. I remember the late 90‘s when interest was renewed about his voyage on Endurance. I was interested then to read a little about it and that interest has been peaked again. I‘m curious as to how they were able to survive.
Izzy says, “really lady? That book has a dog on it.”

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TheEllieMo
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A cute picture, but as the tagged book points out, one never likely to happen in the natural environment as polar bears live in the North Pole and penguins live in the South Pole. #PenguinsandPolarBears #FestivePhotoChallenge #WinterGames @StayCurious @Clwojick

StayCurious Haha the more you know. Love it. +2 2mo
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Daisey
Bound by Ice: A True North Pole Survival Story | Rich Wallace, Sandra Neil Wallace
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I just recently ordered this nonfiction book for my class library. It is a fairly quick read that details an attempt to reach the North Pole by George De Long, captain of the Jeannette. After leaving Alaska and a year spent trapped in the ice, the ship sinks, and it becomes a survival story as the crew heads to Siberia over ice and by boat. It includes excerpts from journals, illustrations, and photos of artifacts.

#MsDsLibrary #nonfiction

Daisey Second book finished for this #readathon weekend with afternoon snacks! #MrBook1inAMillion #24B4Monday #LitsyPartyofOne 2mo
janeycanuck That snack looks 👌👌👌 2mo
Daisey @janeycanuck Simple yet delicious! 2mo
MrBook Niiiice! Love all of this! 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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MommyWantsToReadHerBook
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I bought this on a whim as a Kindle deal, but it was really a good read! I learned so much I didn't know and as always appreciated an honest, well-rounded portrait who was remarkable but still had his faults. I laughed quite a few times and thought the writing was generally good, although the kindle edition was full of odd mistakes 3.5 - 4 stars.

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Soubhiville
The White Darkness | David Grann
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Our #LitsyATXReadersSociety topic for yesterday was Travel or books that focus on any region. One of the books I read was The White Darkness.

I‘m not sure why I love books that take place in Antarctica, I would never want to go there. Maybe it‘s the isolation, and the will one has to have to push through the world‘s most extreme environment.

This is very short and informative, a true story of one man‘s obsession and treks. A little dry though.

Zelma I also am drawn to books in Antarctica. Loved 5is one. So quiet and contemplative and small, yet packed a punch. Have you read Jerri Nielsen‘s memoir of living there as a physician and then having to operate on herself? 😱 4mo
Soubhiville @zelma I hadn‘t heard of that one yet, thanks for putting it on my radar! 4mo
Zelma @Soubhiville it‘s an older book but I remember find it quite interesting. 4mo
Bookzombie I really enjoyed this one. I even teared up at the end. 4mo
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Anh Nguyen

Genre: Graphic Novels, Fantasy Fiction
Date Started: 20/9/19
Date Completed:
How did you choose this book: A teacher chose it for me.
Write a brief summary of the novel; who was the protagonist; what was his/her problem and how was the problem resolved?

Rikatotoka Sounds exciting! 2mo
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rubyslippersreads
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During his #schooldays, Nicky read this #selfhelpbook for adventurous cats. However he decided he‘d rather stay home and eat a #chippytea than go on a sea voyage. #RedRoseSeptember #SoulSeptember #SelfImprovementSept #multitasking

arlenefinnigan Gorgeous kitty 😺 5mo
Eggs Triple threat 🎉🎉 5mo
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mabell Nice!! 👏👏😂😂😻 5mo
LeahBergen I loved this book! And I cried at the end. 😆 5mo
OriginalCyn620 😊🐱❤️ 5mo
Dragon 😻 5mo
gradcat Fun! 🥳 5mo
rubyslippersreads @LeahBergen That‘s why I haven‘t been able to read it yet. 😿 5mo
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