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By Samantha Seiple

From the writer of Ghosts within the Fog comes a narrative that would entice enthusiasts of historical past, experience, and dogs.

BYRD & IGLOO is the 1st narrative nonfiction e-book to inform the bold adventures of mythical polar explorer and aviator Richard Byrd and his adorable puppy explorer, Igloo. Byrd is understood for being the 1st to fly a aircraft over the North and South Poles, whereas Igloo is legendary for being the one puppy to discover either the North and South Poles. The adventures of Byrd and Igloo opened the door for technological know-how and study within the Antarctic. that includes direct prices from letters, diaries and interviews, newspaper clippings, day trip files, maps, charts, in addition to never-before-seen photographs, it is going to supply the full tale of the explorers' trip. although rooted in background with facts from many museums and examine facilities, Byrd & Igloo may be fascinating in tone, making it obtainable and engaging for younger readers.

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His intelligence and natural curiosity were already evident. Whenever anything interested him, he tilted his head to the side and gave it a good sniff. He was also developing an independent streak. ” As much as Maris loved the puppy, she knew she couldn’t keep him. It wasn’t fair to keep him hidden inside her apartment all day, every day. She wanted him to have an exciting life, one full of adventures befitting such an intelligent and strong-minded dog. But she had no idea who would want a puppy.

They were driven to 9 Brimmer Street, a quiet street just around the corner from Charles Street and the Boston Common Frog Pond in Beacon Hill. Their suitcases were unloaded onto the sidewalk in front of a five-story, ivy-covered redbrick townhouse. They walked up the steps to the front door and into Byrd’s home. Once inside, one couldn’t help but notice that the first-floor ceilings soared fourteen feet high, and the house was shaped like a giant slice of pie — wide at the front and narrow at the back.

Byrd’s inventions revolutionized air navigation, opening the doors for the possibility of flying airplanes over the ocean and the snow-covered Arctic. And Byrd would be using these inventions on his flight to the North Pole. When Maris finished reading the newspaper article and seeing the photo of Byrd, she realized that she had met him before. She knew in that instant Byrd would give her puppy an exciting life. She immediately called him and offered him the puppy. But Byrd didn’t want him. ” Maris asked.

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