The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughreanThe White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

The White Darkness

byGeraldine McCaughrean

Paperback | October 15, 2006

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Captain Titus Oates, hero of the Antarctic, has been dead for nearly a century. But not in Sym's head. In there, he is her constant companion, her soulmate, her adviser. It is as if he walked out of the Polar blizzard and into her mind. In fact, if it were not for Titus, life might be as bleaka place as the Antarctic wilderness. When she is taken on a mystery expedition by her eccentric uncle Victor, Sym can't believe her luck. Destination Antarctica-the very place she's always wanted to visit. But Victor has other plans, more sinister than Sym could possibly imagine. Stranded in themost isolated part of the world with her trust in someone she comes to realize is a madman, she must find a way to avoid a gruesome fate. But what should a teenage girl do? Could it be that Titus, the one who perished in that very place, will be the means of her survival?
Geraldine McCaughrean has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Smarties Prize Bronze Award (four times), the Blue Peter 'Best Book to Keep Forever' Award, and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award Books from OUP: Not the End of the World, Smile!, Stop the Train, The Kite Rider, A Little Lower ...
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Title:The White DarknessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.78 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192726188

ISBN - 13:9780192726186

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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`The White Darkness is as good as it gets.'Independent on Sunday