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Booklist: Matthew Henson, Explorer

Mis Primeros Héroes: Exploradores/My First Heroes: Explorers
by Nila Aye (0-4).
A Spanish board book introduction to Mr. Henson and three other famous explorers, Marco Polo, Amelia Earhart, and Jeanne Baret. Nonfiction.

I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer
by Carole Boston Weatherford & Eric Velasquez (4-8).
A newly released paperback version of a biography by two outstanding children’s literature creators. Nonfiction

Matthew Henson
by A.M. Reynolds (5-8).
An introductory biography of Mr. Henson for early independent readers. Nonfiction.

Keep On!: The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-Discoverer of the North Pole
by Deborah Hopkinson & Stephen Alcorn (6-10).
A biography of the brave explorer, from his modest beginning to his massive discovery. Nonfiction.

Spin to Survive: Frozen Mountain
by Emily Hawkins & R. Preston (7+).
An oversized illustrated story leading readers through an educational (but chilly!) adventure of their own. Fiction.