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The White Darkness

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 28 Ratings and 28 Reviews

Book Description

I have been in love with Titus Oates for quite a while now-which is ridiculous, since he's been dead for ninety years. But look at it this way. In ninety years I'll be dead, too, and the age difference won't matter.

Sym is not your average teenage girl. She is obsessed with the Antarctic and the brave, romantic figure of Captain Oates from Scott's doomed expedition to the So... More
Book Information
BindingHardcover (12 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages384
Publication Date01/01/2007
The Creators
About Geraldine McCaughrean (Author) : Geraldine McCaughrean is a published adapter, author, editor, and a translator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Geraldine McCaughrean include Little Angel, T... more
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5/1/2009 SJ Kessel said:
McCaughrean, G. (2007). The White Darkness. New York: HarperTempest. ISBN: 0060890355 This Printz award winner was first published in England in 2005 by British author Geraldine McCaughrean. This beautiful and challenging read takes readers and fourteen-year-old Simone on an unexpected a... more

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8/26/2008 Stella Michel said:
A little slow in the beginning, but once you find yourself lost in the Antarctic with shy 14 year old Sym, her Uncle Victor and two Norwegians you'll find this book hard to put down. Uncle Victor is searching for Symme's Hole which he believes will lead him to the hollow center of the Earth. What st... more

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8/26/2008 Stella Michel said: This tale gets off to a slow start, although later you realize that everything you learn about shy, awkward Sym at the beginning is essential to the story. The Antarctic is captured in all its icy, stunning and dangerous glory and serves as the perfect backdrop about madness and loss of innocence.
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6/27/2008 Holly Cupala tagged as: Inspired me

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7/30/2007 Sara Holmes said: I loved every word of this amazing book. The writing is breath-taking and the plot just pulls you along. And most of all you completely believe in the inner world of the main character which is incredible because this is a girl with an long-dead explorer for an imaginary friend.
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