Edition: First printing.
New York: Greenwillow Books, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book for older children, an intriguing combination of fact and fantasy. A 12 year old Black boy living in Washington, DC, tired of being teased because of his mother's over-protectiveness, decides to follow in the footsteps of his here, the African American explorer Matthew Henson, and heads north to the Arctic Circle. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-060579870.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.