Admiral Richard Byrd, explorer
Oct. 25, 1888-Mar. 11, 1957
Black Whiteness by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Walter Lyon Krudop (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998)
This is a harrowing account of the 1934 Antarctic winter Byrd spent alone at the South Pole. Brrrrr.
See what's happening today at the South Pole at the Southpolestation.com web site.