From the Publisher
… Antarctica fools you into thinking you are safe, that appearances are reality. Antarctica is not what she seems.Since he was thirteen years old, author John Barell’s life-long—and life-enriching—dream has been to sail to Antarctica and explore its wild and expansive territories. Quest for Antarctica: A Journey of Wonder and Discovery recounts Barell’s Antarctic adventure that is not only captivating but also educational.Fostered by knowing America’s foremost polar explorer, Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, and with strong family support, Barell’s dream continues south to McMurdo Sound and to the two-mile thick polar plateau. Follow Barell’s expeditions, including becoming a teacher, and learn how all of the survival lessons of Antarctica apply to striving for our own goals and being successful.