Will Steger

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Extraordinary environments endure through the efforts of conservationists such as Will Steger. In this engaging biography, readers will learn about Steger's childhood in Minnesota, his early interest in science, his trip down the Mississippi River to New Orleans, Louisiana at age 15, and his wilderness work in Alaska and Canada. Readers will learn about Steger's dream of reaching the North Pole by dogsled, his work to finance the expedition, and challenges his team experienced in route to reaching its goal. Steger's trips across the Antarctic and the Arctic Ocean are also examined, as is his work inspiring and teaching children about the importance of saving environment and halting climate change through the International Arctic Project and the Will Steger Foundation.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages
Season 2020-12-01
Item No
ISBN 9781624030963
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 333.72092
Lexile 790
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Joanne Mattern

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